Lot 58
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VOSTOK-6 SPACE ROCKET MODEL, BY S.P. KOROLEV ENERGIA ROCKET AND SPACE CORPORATION

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5,000 - 7,000 USD
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Description

Large 1:25 scale model, 61 inches tall, in metal and composite, manufactured by S.P. Korolev Energia Rocket and Space Corporation, on a wooden base with a plaque reading "VOSTOK-6 ROCKET COSMONAUT VALENTINA TERESHKOVA JUNE 16, 1963."

Catalogue Note

Vostok 6 (or Восток-6) was the first human spaceflight to carry a woman, cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova, into space. During Tereshkova's three-day voyage inside the "Seagull" capsule, she conversed with Russian Premier Nikita Khrushchev over the radio, and orbited the Earth 48 times. 
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