Soviet spacecraft put up for auction

Soviet spaceship "Vostok 3KA-2" put up for sale at auction Sotheby's, which will be held April 12 in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the first manned flight into space ...

"East 3KA-2" was launched into space March 25, 1961 with a dummy man in full growth, nicknamed Ivan Ivanovich, and a dog with an asterisk. He was the last test before the ship's historic flight of Yuri Gagarin on April 12, 1961. The ship is estimated at 10.2 million dollars.

Up to the moment by auction ship is in private collections in the United States.


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