Cosmonaut Space Cards
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0679
Dates:
1960s
Languages:
Russian
,
English
.
Physical Description:
0.05 Cubic feet
1 folder
Repository:
This collection consists of blank, unsent postcards featuring images of Soviet cosmonauts Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova, Valeri Fyodovich Bykovsky, Andriyan Grigoryevich Nikolayev and Pavel Romanovich Popovich.
All text on the cards is in Russian, some text on the envelopes holding the cards is in English.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of blank, unsent postcards featuring images of Soviet cosmonauts Printing on the cards is in Russian and each postcard is contained in a window envelope that reads "25c" and "Space Cards" in English. Cosmonauts featured are Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova, Valeri Fyodovich Bykovsky, Andriyan Grigoryevich Nikolayev and Pavel Romanovich Popovich.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is in original order.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova is a former cosmonaut and spokesperson for the Soviet Union who became the first woman to fly in space when she launched aboard Vostok 6 on June 16, 1963. On November 3, 1963, Tereshkova married fellow cosmonaut Andriyan Grigoryevich Nikolayev, who flew on Vostok 3 and Soyuz 9. Cosmonaut Pavel Romanovich Popovich flew on Vostok 4 and Soyuz 14 before later becoming Deputy Chief for Scientific Testing and Research at the Yuri Gagarin Russian State Science Research Cosmonauts Training Center, and cosmonaut Valeri Fyodovich Bykovsky flew on Vostok 5, Soyuz 22, and Soyuz 31.

Administration
Processing Information
Arranged and described by Kate Igoe, 2004. Updated and encoded by Jessamyn Lloyd, 2021.
Author
Jessamyn Lloyd
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Unknown, found in collection, NASM.XXXX.0679.

Digital Content
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Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
Preferred Citation
Cosmonaut Space Cards, NASM.XXXX.0679, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Astronautics Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Astronauts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Postcards Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nikolaeva-Tereshkova, Valentina Vladimirovna, 1937- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Popovich, Pavel, 1930-2009 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Chantilly, VA 20151
NASMRefDesk@si.edu
https://airandspace.si.edu/archives