Meetings With The Astronauts and Cosmonauts -  A Picture Gallery

Visit to Star City (near Moscow) and Baikonur / Kazakhstan

November 1998

Check also the Baikonur 1998 Gallery !

Left to right:  Cosmonauts Sigmund Jähn (Soyus 31/Salyut 6),
Valeri Fyodorovich Bykovsky (Vostok 5, Soyus 22, Soyus 31/Salyut 6), and
Aleksandr Stepanovich Victorenko (Soyus TM-3, TM-8, TM-14, TM-20/MIR), at a diner in Star City

Cosmonaut Alexei Arkhipovich Leonov (Voskhod 2, Soyus-19 (Apollo-Soyus)), in Star City

Cosmonauts Alexei Leonov and Anatoli Yakovlevich Solovyov (Soyus TM-5, TM-9, TM-15, TM-26, STS-71/MIR), in Star City

Cosmonaut Musa Khiramanovich Manarov (Soyus TM-4, TM-11/MIR), at the Tchelomei School museum in Baikonur

Cosmonaut Musa Manarov and his tree at the avenue of cosmonauts in Baikonur

left to right: then NASA Johnson Space Center Director George Abbey,
Cosmonaut Yuri Nikolayevich Glazhkov (Soyus 24/Salyut 5),
U.S. Astronaut/Cosmonaut C. Michael Foale (STS-45, -56, -63, -84/MIR, -103),
Scott Fisher of Fisher Space Pen Co.,
U.S. Astronaut Michael E. Lopez-Alegria (STS-73, -92),
and U.S. Astronaut Michael A. Baker (STS-43, -52, -68, -81),
after the three Michaels planted their trees at the avenue of cosmonauts in Baikonur.

Cosmonaut Valeri Bykovsky, at the site near Moscow, where Yuri Gagarin crashed with his jet in 1968 and died.
Bykovsky was a member of the investigation commission.

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Updated:  2003/12/27