Highest-altitude financial transaction

Highest-altitude financial transaction
Pavel Vinogradov, Vladimir Bezrukov, Mikhail Mishustin
419 kilometre(s)
Russian Federation (Moscow,,,)
22 April 2013
The financial transaction executed at the highest altitude is a land tax payment of 616.00 Russian roubles (£11.31; US$18.51) transferred electronically by cosmonaut Pavel Vinogradov (Russia) from the International Space Station while it was orbiting at an altitude of 419 km (260.35 miles) on 22 April 2013. The event was organized by Mikhail Mishustin, Head of the Federal Tax Service of Russia, and Vladimir Bezrukov, Director of Federal State Unitary Enterprise. The money was transferred from Vinogradov’s personal account with Sberbank to the Federal Tax Service of Russia while the space station was positioned 121 degrees west and 51,7 degrees south.