Topic: Soyuz T-6: 30 years of France in space patch
Robert Pearlman Editor
Posts: 32226 From: Houston, TX Registered: Nov 1999
posted 06-29-2012 06:47 PM
Jacques van Oene shared this on another forum:
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the first joint flight between Russia and France, the French embassador in Paris asked us (spacepatches.nl) to design a logo that could be used for the official celebrations on June 26 at Le Bourget.
The logo shows the 'Starman' fom the original patch that was used by the crew of Jean-Loup Chrétien's mission in 1982, accompanied by colors of the Russian and French flags.
A bigger star is depicted for every single joint French-Russian manned mission of the past 30 years ('ans' in French, 'let' in Russian). Two stars are yellow, to indicate that these missions were flown together with the Soviet Union.
Additional photos courtesy Stephane Sebile:
Jacques van Oene Member
Posts: 738 From: Houten, The Netherlands Registered: Oct 2001
posted 11-24-2012 07:39 AM
I have a few of these patches left, if anyone is interested (price 8 Euro including world wide shipping!)
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Posts: 5151 From: Brussels, Belgium Registered: Jan 2001
posted 11-24-2012 09:02 AM
Another superb design Jacques... In the 1980s I was glad to receive the black & white crew photos of the Soyuz missions from Star City postal service... It all started with T-6. Aaah the old days