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# fc189 Soyuz T-9/Salyut-7 flown covers

USSR Cosmonaut Mail covers flown with Soyuz T-9 team Vladimir Lyakhov and Alexander Alexandrov 149 days on board Salyut-7 station. Cosmonauts autographed covers and cancelled them with pentagonal Salyut-7 station onboard handstamp. These two covers came directly from archives of board engineer of this flight Alexander Alexandrov. Team docked their Soyuz T-9 to the Salyut-7/Kosmos 1443 complex on june 28.During five months mission they operated the Kosmos 1443 module and were resupplied by several Progress tankers.Station suffered a massive fuel leak in August that almost disabled the station and forced cosmonauts to make spacewalks for repairs.
 # fc189            Soyuz T-9/Salyut-7 flown covers 1
 # fc189            Soyuz T-9/Salyut-7 flown covers 2

This product was added to our catalog on Friday 13 December, 2002.