Apollo-Soyuz Toasting in Space

Apollo-Soyuz Toasting in Space

American astronauts Thomas P. Stafford, ASTP crew commander, and Donald "Deke" Slayton visit the Soviet Soyuz spacecraft after the two nations' vehicles join in a historic rendezvous. In a symbol of comaraderie with their Soviet crewmates, they hold tubes of borscht (beet soup) over which vodka labels have been pasted.

  • AST-03-175

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