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I thought I remembered reading somewhere that these were metal
pennants sent up on unmanned Soviet planetary probes.
Eugene Ipavec, 06 Jun 2007
It was metal pennant transported to the Moon by unmanned space probe
Luna-9 (Луна-9) in 1966.
Small image of this pennant (with reverse side too) at
Victor Lomantsov, 07 Jun 2007
I wonder where to stop: Most of these are simple
plaques, not flags. A metal plaque with the shape and design of a flag is
arguably a flag, as is perhaps an original design in a clearly flaggish
shape like the attcahed. But a plaque with words and pictures in patterns
not used in flags in not productively classified as a flag.
António Martins, 15 Aug 2007