Apollo-Soyuz Test Project

Announced on 24 May 1972, the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project was a joint space mission between Russia and the United States.

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Apollo-Soyuz Test Project - U.S., Russian Space Ships Dock in Orbit By 2...
U.S., Russian Space Ships Dock in Orbit By 2 Firms New U.S.A. Wheat Sale To Russians WASHINGTON (UPI) — Two Mansfield U.S. grain companies have should be contracted to sell 3.2 million tons of wheat .to the Soviet Union and Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield warned today such deals must be closely monitored to 1 protect American consumers. "Butz has been warned — I hope he's not burnt again," Searchers said. "The scrutinized deal most carefully. The. cost of living could be affected." Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz promised the shipment of 117 million bushels of winter wheat — most of it from the United States — to Russia over the next 12 months will not send prices of bread and other grain products soaring in American markets as a much bigger deal did in 1972. Cook Industries, Inc., of AMERICA'S APOLLO SPACECRAFT moves in to dock with the Soviet Soyuz spacecraft at 12:09 a.m. EOT (10:09 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time) over Europe, The docking marks history's first meeting of men from two nations in space as seen on a NASA TV monitor In Houston. UPI Telephoto Transfers Sef In 44-Hour Space Link-Up ByALROSSITERJR. UPI Science Editor HOUSTON (UPI) - Three Americans and two Russians docked in orbit today and, after a brief scare from a burning smell, went ahead with plans to transfer crews in history's first meeting of men from two nations in space. The acrid smell was first noticed when a hatch was opened between the American Apollo cabin and the docking module linking the craft to the Soviet Soyuz. Houston control ordered .Thomas Stafford, Vance Brand and Donald "Deke" Slayton to put on oxygen masks when the problem was first noticed. But that pulled the two ships tightly together for what space engineers engineers called a "hard dock." Leonov monitored instruments instruments aboard Soyuz duing the operation and told Moscow control in Russian, "everything is normal." Leonov and Kubasov were in an orbit ranging from 137 to 139 miles high when the American pilots began the rendezvous maneuvers earlier in the day. Stafford and his crew used the classic catchup procedures developed \for moon landing missions. Every engine firing of the American ship went off with precision. And as Stafford first met Soyuz over the Pacific

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  1. The Daily Herald,
  2. 17 Jul 1975, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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  • Apollo-Soyuz Test Project — Announced on 24 May 1972, the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project was a joint space mission between Russia and the United States.

    jwalgren – 26 Nov 2012

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