NASA Photo ID: S75-33375           File Name: 10076516.jpg
Film Type: 4x5                     Date Taken: 07/15/75
Title: Soyuz space vehicle is launched to begin joint U.S.-USSR ASTP mission
Description:
The Soviet Soyuz space vehicle, with Cosmonauts Aleksey A. Leonov and
Valeriy  N. Kubasov aboard, is launched on the morning of July 15, 1975
from a pad  at the Baykonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to begin the joint
U.S.-USSR Apollo  Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) docking in Earth orbit mission.
The Soyuz space  vehicle is composed of the three-stage launch vehicle, the
two-man,  three-module Soyuz spacecraft and the launch escape system.                 

Subject terms:
APOLLO SOYUZ TEST PROJECT               
LAUNCHING PADS                          
LAUNCHING SITES                         
LIFTOFF (LAUNCHING)                     
SOYUZ SPACECRAFT                        
U.S.S.R.                                

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