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Vintage 1965 Proton Satellite Program Soviet Space Mission Pin Badge

Vintage 1965 Proton Satellite Program Soviet Space Mission Pin Badge

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  • This is a very pretty, vintage, space themed pin badge celebrating the successful launch of the Proton space probe. A gold coloured metal badge, the badge face is 2.8cm wide and has a safety clasp style fastener to the rear. Featuring the text PROTON-1
  • Proton 1 was launched into Earth orbit 16 July 1965 from Baikonur Cosmodrome Site. Proton 1 performed normally, returning physics data on ultra-high-energy cosmic particles. Its mission lasted 45 days and the satellite reentered Earth's atmosphere 11 October 1965.
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