Lot 9516: Two rare flown items: a commemorative letter carried on the International Space Station and signed by the crews of Expeditions 6 and 7 while in orbit, including Ken Bowersox, Nikolai Budarin, Donald Pettit, Ed Lu, and Yuri Malenchenko, with Budarin adding an ANS below, "Thank you for your support of our mission. It was a hard landing, but we made it"; and a Russian 'space mail' commemorative cover bearing all ISS stamp dates and ISS mission cancellations, signed and flight-certified in black felt tip by Budarin, "This cover was brought to the ISS by TMA-2 and I returned it to earth on TMA-1." In overall fine condition.
RR Auction's Space and Aviation Auction 463
Thursday, 22nd October 2015
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