Yuri Gagarin signed
    postcard (inscribed)
 
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Eduard Buynovsky

Above: two signed covers (one inscribed) from Eduard Buinovsky, an early soviet unflown cosmonaut.

In January 1963, a group of 15 reported for duty at Star Town. From that large group of experienced and graduated men, only a few didn't actually made a spaceflight: Buinovski, Gulyayev, Kolodin, Kugno (all military engineers) and Kuklin, Matinchenko, Vorobyov, Voronov (pilots).

Born on.. 26 Feb. 1936
Join Cosmonaut Team in: January 1963
As... Engineer
Left Cosmonaut Team in December 1964
Identity revealed at... Late 1988

Graduated from Military Engineering Academy, 1973; Colonel, Russian Air Force, Ret.; was selected on 08.01.1963 as cosmonaut (TsPK-2); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 1/63 - 21.01.1965; resigned of medical reasons; later he was involved in the development of communications- and controlling systems within the Soviet Department of Foreign Affairs.

 

 

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