NASA Photo ID: S74-28649           File Name: 10076459.jpg
Film Type: 35mm BW                 Date Taken: 09/16/74
Title: Soviet and American ASTP crewmen seated Soyuz orbital module mock-up
Description:
Three crewmen of the Apollo Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) are seated in a
Soviet  Soyuz spacecraft orbital module mock-up in bldg 35 during ASTP
simulation  training at JSC. They are Cosmonaut Anatoliy V. Filipchenko
(left  background), commander of the Soviet ASTP second (back-up) crew;
Cosmonaut  Nikolay N. Rukavishnikov (left foreground), engineer on the
crew; and  Astronaut Vance D. Brand (right), command module pilot of the
American ASTP  prime crew. The hatch in the background leads to the Docking
Module. During  the exercise the American ASTP crew and the Soviet ASTP
crew simulated  docking the Apollo and Soyuz in Earth orbit and
transferring to each other's  spacecraft. Here, Brand is visiting the Soyuz
spacecraft.            
Subject terms:
APOLLO SOYUZ TEST PROJECT               
ASTRONAUT TRAINING                      
ASTRONAUTS                              
COSMONAUTS                              
FACILITIES                              
JOHNSON SPACE CENTER                    
MOCK-UP                                 
SIMULATION                              
SOYUZ SPACECRAFT                        
TEXAS                                   
TRAINING                                
TRAINING DEVICES                        

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