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Robert Pearlman
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posted 06-25-2014 04:04 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
SpacePatches.nl notes that during his June 18, 2014 spacewalk outside the International Space Station, cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev wore the new "VKD" (EVA) patch for the first time on the right arm of his Orlan spacesuit.

hoorenz
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posted 06-25-2014 05:24 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for hoorenz   Click Here to Email hoorenz     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
It was not the first time. It was already worn by either Fyodor Yurchikhin or Oleg Kotov during one of the Expedition 37 or 38 spacewalks.

And here is the old one, dating back to Yurchikhin's and Kotov's 2007 Expedition 15 (a picture of Fyodor wearing that earlier patch; Kotov was also wearing it at that time).

butch wilks
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posted 06-26-2014 02:35 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for butch wilks   Click Here to Email butch wilks     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
How can I get one to go with the past VKD patches I have?

hoorenz
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posted 06-26-2014 02:49 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for hoorenz   Click Here to Email hoorenz     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
We only have a picture, no real patches...

waa49
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posted 08-28-2020 05:38 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for waa49   Click Here to Email waa49     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Is there a manufacturer or seller for this patch now?

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