INTERNATIONAL MEDALS

MEDALS

This large heave bronze made in the traditional Soviet style was designed by A.Baklanov of the Leningrad Mint for the Federation of Cosmonautics in 1992 and features metal flown on board the 'Zvezda Kolumba' (Columbus Star) space craft which flew from the Plesetzk Cosmodrome to Seattle on 15-November-1992. The satellite carried a descent module containing greetings to the American people on the 500th anniversary of Columbus's landing.
This is a large bronze medal was minted in Paris to commemorate the launch of the ESA Ariane Spacenet 1 satellite on 22 May 1984.
Pictured here is a set of five medals issued to commemorate China's early unmanned space successes. They all feature the Long March launch vehicle on the reverse and various satellite achievements on the obverses.
These limited edition serialised bronze and silver medals were released to commemorate the start of the first phase in constructing the International Space Station. The serialized silver was limited to just 2,500 minted.
Issued for the five year anniversary of the International Space Station.
This is a set of three silver medallions issued to commemorate the Shenzhou 7 mission and China's first space walk. They have coloured images of the Long March launch vehicle on the reverse and images of the Shenzhou 7, Zhai Zhigang and landing module on the obverse.
Here is a very large silver plated medallion issued to commemorate China's first EVA (space walk) and Shenzhou 7 mission.
Another attractive silver plated medallion issued to commemorate the Shenzhou 7 mission.


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