The plot of Natalia Burtseva for the 40th anniversary of the docking of the Soyuz and Apollo ships on July 15, 1975.
The preparation of this experiment took 3 years, a universal docking mechanism, a special transition compartment and a single life support system were developed for the ships.
This meeting in orbit marked the beginning of an era of international cooperation in space.
Interview: Viktor Blagov, Chief Specialist of RSC Energia, and Viktor Pavlovich, Deputy Head of the RSC Energia Research Center.
Blagov V.D. - Chief Specialist of RSC Energia, designer of spacecraft, coordinator of work on the Soyuz-Apollo, Mir-Shuttle, Mir-NASA, ISS programs. R.M. Nixon is an American politician, the 36th and 37th president of the United States. Kosygin A.N. - statesman and party leader, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR, twice Hero of Socialist Labor. Leonov A.A. - Soviet pilot-cosmonaut, Honored Master of Sports of the USSR, twice Hero of the Soviet Union. Kubasov V.N. -- Soviet pilot-cosmonaut, Candidate of Technical Sciences, twice Hero of the Soviet Union, hero of the VNR. T.P. Stafford is an American astronaut, fighter pilot, test pilot, Lieutenant General of the Air Force, honorary citizen of Kaliningrad. Vladimir Putin is a statesman and politician, President of the Russian Federation, Master of Sports of the USSR in judo and sambo, Honored Coach of the Russian Federation, colonel of state Security in reserve, Candidate of Economic Sciences.