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# fc136 Soyuz-23 flown cover

USSR Cosmonaut Mail cover taken on board Soyuz-23 by commander of mission Vyacheslav Zudov. Zudov and board engineer Gennadiy Rozhdestvenskiy were to have spent at least two months aboard Salyut-5 station, but Soyuz guidance problems cancelled the docking.The cosmonauts made the Soviet Union`s first `splashdown` on their return. During return to Earth both autographed covers on board of Soyuz and Zudov hand notared them `15.10.1976 Board Soyuz-23`.
 # fc136            Soyuz-23 flown cover 1

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