Large flown commemorative cover from the 29th Planetary Congress of the Association of Space Explorers and carried with Soyuz MS-03 to the International Space Station, 9.75 x 7, signed on the front and back in various ink types by over fifty astronauts and cosmonauts, including: Franz Viehbock, Toktar Aubakirow, Bonnie Dunbar, John David-Bartoe, Owen Garriott, Mark Brown, Charlie Camarda, Oleg Atkov, Oleg Artemjew, Jerry Ross, Scott Altman, Alexander Wolkow, Waleri Tokarew, Christer Fuglesang, Juri Ussatschow, Alexander Alexandrov, Loren Shriver, Aleksandr Balandin, Klaus-Dietrich Flade, Aleksandr Samokutyayev, Yuri Baturin, Robert Satcher, Miroslaw Hermaszewski, Dumitru Prunariu, Rick Hieb, Nikolai Budarin, Pawel Vinogradov, Vladimir Remek, Wladimir Kowaljonok, Ernst Messerschmid, Brian Duffy, Carl Walz, Richard N. Richards, Vladimir Titov, Viktor Sawynych, Charles D. Walker, Sergej Awdejew, Bill McArthur, Soichi Noguchi, Pamela Melroy, Alexander Iwantschenkow, Mike Foreman, George Zamka, Domenic ‘Tony’ Antonelli, Rusty Schweickart, Richard Garriott, Jean-Pierre Haignere, Frank de Winne, Sergej Krikaljow, Sergej Ryshikow, Andrej Borissenko, RobertKimbrough, Oleg Nowizki, Thomas Pesquet, and Peggy Whitson; the latter six all signing while aboard the International Space Station. Enclosed is a letter to the ISS Expedition 50 crew, in part: "This week 101 spacemen from 21 countries gathered in Wien for the 29th Planetary ASE Congress...We thank you for your warm words during opening ceremony and wish you a good continuation of your work and a smooth return to Earth." In fine condition. Accompanied by an image of the cover pictured from inside the ISS. Representing the long-established rapport of the international space community. this is a wonderful flown ISS cover signed by a wide range of veteran astronauts and cosmonauts.
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