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# fc044 Progress M-25/MIR/Soyuz TM-20 flown letter

Letter from cosmonaut Alexander balandin to commander of Soyuz TM-20/MIR flight Alexander Viktorenko was sent to MIR via Progress M-25 transport craft launched November 11, 1994 and docked with MIR station November 13, 1994. Alexander Balandin placed letter inside one of his already flown covers (his mission Soyuz TM-9/MIR-6 in 1990) and hand notared on the top FOR A.VIKTORENKO! and signed. When letter arrived on MIR Alexander Viktorenko cancelled letter with two handstamps.Red ink pentagonal stamp BOARD OF SPACE STATION MIR was a fresh stamp with double-headed eagle Russian crest (replaced Soviet crest older stamp).Letter was returned on board Soyuz TM-20 with Alexander Viktorenko team March 22, 1995. Letter handwritten and signed by cosmonaut Alexander Balandin.Translation can be provided by request.Any additional details can be asked from Alexander Balandin by requests as well.
 # fc044            Progress M-25/MIR/Soyuz TM-20 flown letter 1
 # fc044            Progress M-25/MIR/Soyuz TM-20 flown letter 2

This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 11 January, 2004.