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# fc140 Soyuz-26/Salyut-6 flown covers and card

Covers and card taken on board Soyuz-26/Salyut-6 by 46 years old cosmonaut and scientist Georgi Grechko.Covers signed by both cosmonauts Romanenko and Grechko and cancelled with on board handstamps.Black handstamp `Board of orbite station Salyut-6/Space Mail` and red handstamp `Space Mail/Delivered by Soyuz ship`.In addition covers cancelled on return to earth at cosmodrome Baikonur. Grey cover Georgi Grechko also hand notared `Board of Salyut-6 station`.And XX years of space era commemorative postcard flown with them also signed by both cosmonauts and has Soviet and Czechoslovakian (visiting them Soyuz-28 team) on board handstamps. Cosmonauts set a space endurance record aboard Salyut-6 station wich they have boarded on december 11, 1977.In addition to scientific and medical work, they performed the Soviet Union`s first EVA since 1969, and were visited by two teams of cosmonauts 9Soyuz-27 and Soyuz-28).They were also resupplied by the Progress unmanned craft.The cosmonauts returned to earth in Soyuz-27. All these items came from personal archives of Georgi Grechko.
 # fc140            Soyuz-26/Salyut-6 flown covers and card 1
 # fc140            Soyuz-26/Salyut-6 flown covers and card 2
 # fc140            Soyuz-26/Salyut-6 flown covers and card 3
 # fc140            Soyuz-26/Salyut-6 flown covers and card 4

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