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LT. GENERAL GEORGI S. SHONIN - PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED - HFSID 190309

 
GEORGI SHONIN
Signed 3½x5½ photo in his Soviet uniform
Photograph signed: "G. Shonin" in Russian. Color, 3½x5½. Georgi Shonin (1935-1997) was the commander of Soyuz 6 (1969), his only space mission. The main objective of Soyuz 6, whose crew also included cosmonaut Valeri Kubasov was to perform experiments with space welding. There were no EVA's on this flight as there were no pressure suits aboard. Soyuz 6 was in orbit at the same time as the Soyuz 7 and Soyuz 8 spacecraft, but a planned rendezvous of the three capsules had to be aborted. Fine condition.


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LT. GENERAL GEORGI S. SHONIN
Born: August 3, 1935 in Rovenky, Soviet Union
Died: April 7, 1997


Georgy Stepanovich Shonin (August 3, 1935 – April 7, 1997) born in Rovenky, Luhansk Oblast, (now Ukraine) but grew up in Balta of Ukrainian SSR) was a Soviet cosmonaut, who flew on the Soyuz 6 space mission.
 
Shonin was part of the original group of cosmonauts selected in 1960. He left the space programme in 1979 for medical reasons.
 
He later worked as the director of the 30th Central Scientific Research Institute, Ministry of Defence (Russia).
 
Shonin died of a heart attack in 1997.
 
He was awarded:
 Hero of the Soviet Union
 Pilot-Cosmonaut of the USSR
 Order of Lenin
 Order of the October Revolution
 Order of the Red Banner of Labour
 Order of the Red Star
 Ten commemorative medals
 Medal "25 Years of People's Power" (Bulgaria)
 Three medals from the Mongolian People's Republic
 Five medals from the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic


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