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12-04-2017
- The International Cosmonaut Day was celebrated in the Russian House of Science and Culture in Berlin.
The Honored Guests of the space festival were :
- Soviet Cosmonaut Aleksey Eliseev, veteran of 3 space flights;
- the first German cosmonaut Sigmund Jähn;
- German astronaut Thomas Reiter, advisor to the Director General of the European Space Agency.
More info and pictures at astrophilatelist.com.

08-04-2017
- From Igor Rodin we were told the sad news that Soviet veteran-cosmonaut Georgy Grechko passed away today at the age of 85. He was the first officially appointed space postmaster aboard the Salyut-6 space station.

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Results from our members

  • Westfila 2016 - National Exhibition in Belgium

    June 10-12th 2016

    . B. Van Oppens : "Space - an eternal frontier ?" - G - 91%
    . J. Lauwers-Bekaert : "China in Space" - LV - 88%
    . J-M. Verhalle : "Russian manned spaceflight" - LV - 88%
    . B. Beimers : "Dragon in Space" - V - 83%
    . P. Heye : "Comets and Asteroids" - LS -76%

  • Leda 50 - Regional Exhibition East-Flanders

    October 22nd 2016

    Open Philately

    - Marianne Vandenlemmer : "Laika and his space dogs comrades" - 69 %
    - Patric Heye : "Belgian astronauts" - DIPL
    One Frame
    - Patric Heye : "SpaceX - a new generation of shuttles" - 76 %
    - Patric Heye : "Buran - the Russian shuttle" - 72 %

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