Cosmonaut Vladimir Shatalov together with fellow countrymen visited the museum and left a note in the book of visits.
Then the solemn opening of the bust took place; The ceremony was attended by the 1st secretary of the East Kazakhstan regional party committee, Alexander Protazanov, and the 1st secretary of the Kustanai regional party committee Vasily Demidenko.
Shatalov V.A. - Soviet cosmonaut, Lieutenant-General of Aviation, twice Hero of the Soviet Union, Honored Master of Sports of the USSR. Protozanov A.K. - Soviet party and statesman, First Secretary of the East Kazakhstan Regional Committee of the CPSU (1969-1983). Demidenko V.P. - candidate of agricultural sciences, Soviet party leader, 1st secretary of the Kostanai regional committee of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan (1980-1988), Hero of Socialist Labor.