On April 18, 2004 a day before Soyuz TMA-4 launch, mission commander Pilot-cosmonaut Gennadiy Padalka sent by e-mail from Baikonur picture of beautifull yellow desert flowers.Picture was taken by Gennadiy with digital camera near Soyuz rocket ready to start.In a short message he tells `To send it to our women!`-mothers, sisters, wives.
These flowers live only One week during entire year in Kazalhstan desert. And next day April 19, when Soyuz TM-4 with Russian-American-Dutch crew launched and left the Earth, these flowers were no longer alive.Weather conditions changed.Temperature drops from +26 to -3 C-degree.Desert field was covered with snow a day before the launch.
This beatifull picture of flowers from Baikonur now belongs to thousends of you, who watch it.So, send it to your women, from Russia with love!
This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 03 June, 2006.