Mint Souvenir Sheet Honors
The First Japanese Woman in Space
Add important space history to your collection with this neat mint sheet honoring Chiaki Mukai. In 1994, she became the first Japanese woman in space as part of the Space Shuttle Columbia mission to Spacelab. Then in 1998, she became the first Japanese citizen to go into space twice when she rode the Discovery on a nine-day mission. In all, she spent over 23 days in space.
This mint souvenir sheet features portraits of Mukai plus the Discovery, Soyuz TMA-11, as well as Yi So-Yeon, the first Korean to fly into space. Lots of history – order yours now.