Time out from taxis to congratulate Venus on another successful transit. The Soviet stamp above celebrates the Venera 9, which became the first spacecraft to orbit another planet. The mission also included landing a module which sent back pictures from the surface of our closest neighbor. More about Venus and Venera 9 on Amy Shira Teitel's blog here.
For more Venus, here's Television live at the Old Waldorf in San Franciso 1978.