Astronaut Thomas Stafford and Cosmonaut Aleksey Leonov ASTP handshake

     

Astronaut Thomas Stafford and Cosmonaut Aleksey Leonov ASTP handshake

Astronaut Thomas P. Stafford (in foreground) and Cosmonaut Aleksey A. Leonov make their historic handshake in space on July 17, 1975 during the joint U.S.-USSR Apollo Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) docking in Earth orbit mission. This picture was made from a frame of 16mm motion picture film.

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