The costume will be part of the exhibition of the Museum of Cosmonautics.
On April 11, Yula’s ad service delivered the Penguin loading suit made for cosmonaut Yuri Usachev, who made four space flights from the mid-90s, to the Moscow Space Museum
The costume appeared on “Yulia” in the middle of March. His salesman, a resident of Kaluga named Mikhail, explained that this was a family heirloom, which he received as a gift from a relative who worked at the design bureau. He planned to sell the lot for 500 thousand rubles and noted that on eBay a similar suit was sold for 10 thousand dollars (about 645 thousand rubles).
I agree with the opinion of the public that it is better that such things be exhibited in museums, rather than replenish private collections. Therefore, we decided not to pass this story.
Boris Kaptelov Chief Operating Officer “Yula”
Representatives of “Yula” organized an examination with the support of the Museum of Cosmonautics, and when the authenticity of the costume was confirmed, they bought it out. The company did not disclose the amount of the transaction, but they say that the seller was “satisfied”.
The cosmonaut’s costume is planned to be exhibited in the museum as part of the exposition.