In the United States will be released stamp in honor of the first American women to fly into space

News 14 December, 2017

The US postal service will be released stamp with a photo of Sally Ride (1951-2012), first American woman ketabchi in 1983 in the space.


American became the third woman after Russian female cosmonauts, Valentina Tereshkova and Svetlana Savitskaya – been uttered in the space.

On the stamp, the exact date is not yet known, you will find a photo of a woman on the background of the starting ship.
It became known that Sally for the first time made twice flying on a spacecraft in 1983 and 1984, the flight was duration of two weeks.

However, according to the rules set by the public Advisory Committee for the invention of postage stamps, the postage miniature USA it is forbidden to print photos of living people.

However, next year will introduce a new law which will allow to place the portrait of any leader on U.S. postage stamps, not earlier than three years after his death.

It became known that in 2012, Sally died in the 61 year of his life, in the clinic of California, because of cancer.