Apollo-Soyuz Test Project Soviet Crew Material

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2004.0058
Dates:
undated
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.05 Cubic Feet
(1 folder)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of four cosmonaut trading cards, featuring individually the four Soviet members of the Apollo Soyuz Test Project: Aleksei Arkhipovich Leonov, Commander of Soyuz 19; Valeri Nikolayevich Kubasov, flight engineer for Soyuz 19; and Anatoli Vassilyevich Filipchenko and Nikolai Nikolayevich Rukavishnikov, back-up flight crew. Also included is one 11 1/2 by 8 1/2 inch black and white photograph of the four Soyuz 19 cosmonauts in informal dress; photocopies of certificate relating to first international space docking and the combined Apollo Soyuz Test Project Prime Crewmen; and three Soviet postal stamps commemorating the Apollo Soyuz Test Project.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
On July 15, 1975, Apollo 18 and Soyuz 19 launched from the United States and the Soviet Union, respectively, to achieve the first docking of spacecraft from different nations two days later on July 17, 1975. The American crew included Thomas P. Stafford, Vance Brand, and Donald K. "Deke" Slayton, and the Soviet crew included the first man to walk in space, Aleksei Arkhipovich Leonov, and Valeri Nikolayevich Kubasov.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Andrew Sitnikov, Gift, 2004

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
Apollo-Soyuz Test Project Soviet Crew Material, 2004-0058, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Leonov, A. A. (Alekseĭ Arkhipovich), 1934- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Filipchenko, Anatoli Vassilyevich Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rukavishnikov, Nikolai Nikolayevich Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kubasov, Valeri Nikolayevich Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Apollo Soyuz Test Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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