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# fc220 Soyuz TM-9/TM-10-MIR flown cover

Cover from collection of cosmonaut Alexander Balandin flown with him and commander of TM-9 Solovyov 179 days on board MIR during their MIR-6 expedition.During this flight cosmonauts added to MIR module Kristal and performed two EVA`s in addition to scientific works.During second EVA Balandin almost got killed because of difficulties to close a hatch on re-entry. This cover Balandin cancelled on board station with 3 MIR handstamps.One is dated 09.08.90- last day on MIR.Balandin hand notared cover `Board of station MIR, day of undocking Soyuz TM-9` and signed in addition to signatures placed on board by him and Solovyov, plus arrived a week earlier new team Soyuz TM-10 Manakov-Strekalov, who also autographed cover on board.
 # fc220            Soyuz TM-9/TM-10-MIR flown cover 1

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