A "Zvezda" Cosmonaut Suit Worn on a Soviet Space Agency Mission into Space
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50,00075,000
LOT SOLD. 305,000 USD (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)
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A "Zvezda" Cosmonaut Suit Worn on a Soviet Space Agency Mission into Space
Estimate
50,00075,000
LOT SOLD. 305,000 USD (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)
JUMP TO LOT

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A "Zvezda" Cosmonaut Suit Worn on a Soviet Space Agency Mission into Space

Authentication

This article may be subject to U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations and may require a license for export from the United States.

Exhibited

London, Design Museum, 'The Conran Foundation Collection 2001 - Marc Newson,' 24 November 2001 - 24 February 2002

Catalogue Note

Donated by The Conran Foundation.

This cosmonaut suit - the real-life cousin of the Star Wars Stormtrooper armour (LOT 17) - is one of the few design objects in the world to have gone into outer space. The allure of this spectacular outfit is that every detail is highly considered: built and constructed to perfection, without consideration for cost, a space suit provides a crucial protective layer and there is no room for error. It was produced by Zvezda, the company that outfitted Yuri Gagarin during his epochal 1961 orbit of the Earth.

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