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# fc230b Soyuz TM-16/MIR/Soyuz TM-15

Cover flown to orbit station MIR on board Soyuz TM-16 with MIR-13 cosmonauts Gennadiy Manakov and Alexander Poleschuk, who relieved MIR-12 crew Solovyov and Avdeyev.All four signed cover on board MIR and cancelled with 5 onboard handstamps. Front side cancelled with pentagonal MIR stamp and two round stamps of MIR-13 cosmonauts Manakov-Poleschuk. Reverse side cancelled with 2 MIR stamps, including dated January 26, 1993-day of docking Soyuz TM-16 to module Kristall of orbital complex MIR-Progress M-15-Soyuz TM-15. Cover returned back to Earth on board Soyuz TM-15 with cosmonauts Solovyov-Avdeyev. April 12, 1993 cover was also cancelled with 2 stamps on Cosmodrome Baikonur.
 # fc230b            Soyuz TM-16/MIR/Soyuz TM-15 1
 # fc230b            Soyuz TM-16/MIR/Soyuz TM-15 2

This product was added to our catalog on Friday 09 January, 2004.