Sergei Zalyotin's flown suit worn on the International Space Station during Expedition 5, featuring a zip-up front, patriotic Russian tri-color chest, and bilingual Velcro name patch in Cyrillic and English, "S. Zaletin." Signed on the white portion of the chest in black felt tip by Zalyotin, with two ISS ink stamps to the left, done in-flight onboard the station. The left shoulder has a Russian flag patch, and the jumpsuit has several additional zippered pockets and pouches on the arms and legs. In fine condition.
Zalyotin commanded the Soyuz 5 taxi flight to the ISS, launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome aboard the Soyuz TMA-1 on October 29, 2002. The spacecraft docked with the ISS on October 31, delivering Commander Zalyotin along with Flight Engineers Frank De Winne and Yuri Lonchakov to the International Space Station. They joined the crew of Expedition 5, already onboard, to perform a variety of scientific experiments over the course of eight days, then returned to Earth aboard the Soyuz TM-34. Originally given as a gift to Alex Panchenko.
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