Lot 275

Shatalov (Vladimir)

Autograph manuscript in Russian: ‘Working Notebook Lieutenant Colonel Shatalov B.A. / February 1963 / Moscow “Space City”‘, 170 pp., including 134 pp. dated 12 Feb 1963-21 Nov 1964, and a separate 36 pp. section written from the back of the notebook dated 11 Apr 1964-2 Nov 1964, 28.1 x 20.3 cm., 1963-64, in ink on graph paper with extensive revisions, calculations, drawings, and diagrams, in standard notebook with plain leatherette covers, lightly soiled.

*** THE ORIGINAL AUTOGRAPH COSMONAUT TRAINING WORKING NOTEBOOK FOR VLADIMIR SHATALOV, COSMONAUT 13, commander of Soyuz 4, 8 and 10, Commander of Cosmonaut Training between 1971 and 1987, and Director the Cosmonaut Training Centre until 1991. In 1969, as commander of Soyuz 4, he performed the first successful manual docking of two piloted spacecrafts.

Estimate: £2,000-£3,000