Soyuz TMA-8/ISS-13 commander Pavel Vinogradov demonstrates Soyuz TMA-8 proposed patch and just approved official patch of Expedition-13.
From August 5, 1997 to February 19, 1998, he performed a 198-day spaceflight onboard the ???Soyuz TM??? and ???Mir??? station as the Expedition 24 prime crew flight engineer under the Mir-24/NASA 5, 6 program and worked with two American astronauts on the Russian space station MIR.
Spring 2006 Pavel Vinogradov will fly Soyuz TMA-8 to orbit and serve 6-months on board of the International Space Station with American astronaut Jeff Williams.
There is a page signed by Vinogradov and Williams depict both variants of ISS-13 patch and provides details (patches produced for crew by Alex Panchenko using special details for Russian and American crew member.American flight engineer patch has Blue line border and Expedition word in English. Russian commander patch has Red line border and Expedition word in Russian language).
Patches made in limited number for crew and few extras for presentations and friends.Some pieces autographed on reverse side.
This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 03 June, 2006.