Lot #62
Aleksander Volkov

Space suit which spent almost six months on Mir
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Description

Space suit which spent almost six months on Mir

Highly decorated cosmonaut who participated in three missions. Volkov’s worn and flown cosmonaut long duration flight suit from his Soyuz TM-13 mission to the Mir space station. One-piece suit has two patches on the breast pocket, a sewn on name tag, and is signed above the name tag in black felt tip by Volkov. Suit retains its internal torso belt and straps, but is missing the foot stirrups and straps. Accompanied by a 2012 letter of authenticity from Volkov which reads, in part: “I wore this suit during my time on Mir as commander of Soyuz TM-13 from 2nd October 1991 until I returned to Earth on 25th march 1992. It was my third and final mission in space.” RR Auction COA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space and Aviation Auction
  • Dates: May 15 - May 22