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# iph299 First MIR-Shuttle docking signed photos

8 x 10 quality photos from archives of Energia Space Corporation depict the docking of Atlantis to MIR on June 29, 1995.The first MIR-Shuttle docking. Photos signed and notared `MIR-18, Pilot-Cosmonaut V.Dezhurov` by commander of Soyuz TM-21/MIR-18 expedition cosmomnaut Vladimir Dezhurov. He carried to orbit aboard Soyuz TM-21 Norm Thagard (became a first American to be launched in a Russian craft). Launch of Dezhurov`s Soyuz TM-21 meant there were 13 people in space at ones, the most ever:Dezhurov, Strekalov, Thagard on Soyuz TM-21; Viktorenko, Kondakova, Polyakov descending in Soyuz TM-20; and Oswald, Gregory, Lawrence, Jernigan, Grunsfeld, Parise and Durrance on STS-67. There are two different pictures listed.Please indicate the one you choose. Questions are welcome.
 # iph299            First MIR-Shuttle docking signed photos 1
 # iph299            First MIR-Shuttle docking signed photos 2

This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 20 March, 2004.