[In Cyrillic:] Otchizna! ... Slava nauke, slava trudu! Slava sovetskomu stroju! [Homeland! Glory to science, glory to work! Glory to the Soviet system!] Moscow: 1958. Color lithographed poster after V. Victorov, 35½ x 22 inches. Framed. 2-inch tear at head, some creases.
The USSR and the star are the backdrop to Sputniks 1, 2, and 3 shooting into outer space.