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# ma257 ASTP all 5 signed cover flown on ISS

Soyuz -Apollo cover from archives of Soviet Soyuz commander Alexei Leonov signed by all cosmonauts and astronauts of first international flights:Leonov-Kubasov, Stafford-Brand-Slayton. This cover was taken on board of Soyuz TMA-2 by ISS-7 Russia-USA expedition commander cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko and flown 184 days on station.Cover signed also by Malenchenko and cancelled on orbit with 3 onboard handstamps:small round stamp of ISS-7 expedition, main stamp of Russian section of the ISS and large round ISS stamp dated 28 April, 2003 (first day aboard station after docking Soyuz TMA-2-ISS). It was symbolic to carry in this joint Russia-USA flight materials related to first international flight and docking of Soviet Soyuz with American Apollo. To and from station cover flown with crew aboard Russian Soyuz TMA-2 ship.
 # ma257            ASTP all 5 signed cover flown on ISS 1

This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 29 January, 2004.