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Name of Image: Apollo-Soyuz Test Project
MIX #: 0101491
NIX #: 0101491 MSFC-0101491
Date of Image: 1974-06-01
Category: Saturn Apollo Program

Full Description: This illustration shows the docking configuration of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP). The ASTP was the first international docking of the U.S.'s Apollo spacecraft and the U.S.S.R.'s Soyuz spacecraft in space. A joint engineering team from the two countries met to develop a docking system that permitted the two spacecraft to link in space and allowed the two crews to travel from one spacecraft to the other. This system entailed developing a large habitable Docking Module (DM) to be carried on the Apollo spacecraft to facilitate the joining of two dissimilar spacecraft. The Marshall Space Flight Center was responsible for development and sustaining engineering of the Saturn IB launch vehicle during the mission. The ASTP marked the last use of the Saturn Launch Vehicle.
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Keywords: Apollo-Soyuz Test Project, ASTP
MSFC Negative Number: 0101491
Reference Number: MSFC-75-SA-4105-2C
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