NASA Photo ID: S75-28485           File Name: 10076507.jpg
Film Type: 35mm BW                 Date Taken: 07/12/75
Title: Astronaut Vance Brand practices operating Docking Module hatch for ASTP
Description:
Astronaut Vance D. Brand, command module pilot of the American Apollo Soyuz 
Test Project (ASTP) prime crew, practices operating a Docking Module hatch 
during ASTP pre-flight training at JSC. The Docking Module is designed to 
link the Apollo and Soyuz spacecraft during their docking in Earth orbit 
mission. Gary L. Doerre of JSC's Crew Training and Procedures Division is 
working with Brand. Doerre is wearing a face mask to help prevent possible 
exposure to Brand of disease prior to the ASTP launch.               

Subject terms:
APOLLO SOYUZ TEST PROJECT               
ASTRONAUT TRAINING                      
ASTRONAUTS                              
DOCKING                                 
FACILITIES                              
HATCHES                                 
JOHNSON SPACE CENTER                    
MOCK-UP                                 
SIMULATION                              
TEXAS                                   
TRAINING DEVICES                        

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