1973 post card depicted artwork of A.Sokolov flown on board Soyuz TMA-2 and ISS with Expedition-7 commander, cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko.
First day on board of station 28 April, 2003 Yuri Malenchenko cancelled card with three ISS handstamps: small round stamp of ISS-7 expedition, Main stamp of ISS Russian section and large round dated ISS stamp.Front and reverse sides of card commander Malenchenko autographed as well.
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Autor of artwork A.Sokolov was born in 1931 and known worldwide as one of leading Space artists.Professional architect A.Sokolov created several of his works together with pilot-cosmonaut and artist Alexei Leonov.Works of Sokolov published in books, catalogs, stamps, postcards.
Artwork depicted on this card called Detachment of Stage-1.On reverse side of card printed description of work from words of autor:
The first dozens of kilometers, the densest atmospheric layers, had been left behind.The lateral blocks, the rocket`s first stage whose engines had worked up their allotted time, were detached.The spaceship proceeded on its ever accelerating flight.
This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 08 February, 2004.