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lightthiscandle:

2/8/75: “Self Portrait: Alexei Leonov, a Soviet cosmonaut, holds his camera as if to take a photo of himself and astronaut Thomas Stafford Saturday at the Kennedy Space Center.”
So Alexei invented Myspace?

At least Alexei’s not doing his best duck face
Also Filipchenko looks good in hats, no?

lightthiscandle:

2/8/75: “Self Portrait: Alexei Leonov, a Soviet cosmonaut, holds his camera as if to take a photo of himself and astronaut Thomas Stafford Saturday at the Kennedy Space Center.”

So Alexei invented Myspace?

At least Alexei’s not doing his best duck face

Also Filipchenko looks good in hats, no?

scanzen:

Csillagváros. A Szojuz-Apollo szovjet-amerikai kísérleti űrrepülés szovjet előkészületi programjának megfelelően december 2-án felbocsátották a Szojuz-16 űrhajót. Telefoto MTI Külföldi Képszolgálat, XV. évfolyam 49. szám (25578). 2.Liftoff of the Soyuz 16 spacecraft, December 2, 1974. Soyuz 16 was a manned test flight for the Apollo-Soyuz mission in July, 1975. The two-man crew - Anatoly Filipchenko and Nikolai Rukavishnikov - tested a docking ring and other systems to be used in the joint flight.

scanzen:

Csillagváros. A Szojuz-Apollo szovjet-amerikai kísérleti űrrepülés szovjet előkészületi programjának megfelelően december 2-án felbocsátották a Szojuz-16 űrhajót. Telefoto MTI Külföldi Képszolgálat, XV. évfolyam 49. szám (25578). 2.

Liftoff of the Soyuz 16 spacecraft, December 2, 1974. Soyuz 16 was a manned test flight for the Apollo-Soyuz mission in July, 1975. The two-man crew - Anatoly Filipchenko and Nikolai Rukavishnikov - tested a docking ring and other systems to be used in the joint flight.

Anatoli Filipchenko and Nikolai Rukavishnikov training for the Soyuz 16 mission. It was the final rehearsal for the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project. (1974)

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The crew of Soyuz 7: Anatoli Filipchenko, Viktor Gorbatko and Vladislav Volkov. (1969)

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hyungjk:

Homeland, your mission is accomplished!

Top: Vladislav Volkov, Viktor Gorbatko, Valery Kubasov, Georgi Shonin; Bottom: Anatoli Filipchenko, Alexei Yeliseyev, Vladimir Shatalov

hyungjk:

Homeland, your mission is accomplished!

Top: Vladislav Volkov, Viktor Gorbatko, Valery Kubasov, Georgi Shonin; Bottom: Anatoli Filipchenko, Alexei Yeliseyev, Vladimir Shatalov

A series of stamps of Soyuz crews 6, 7 and 8. From left: Soyuz 6 (Georgi Shonin, Valery Kubasov), Soyuz 7 (Anatoli Filipchenko, Vladislav Volkov, Viktor Gorbatko) and Soyuz 8 (Vladimir Shatalov, Alexei Yeliseyev) (1969)

A series of stamps of Soyuz crews 6, 7 and 8. From left: Soyuz 6 (Georgi Shonin, Valery Kubasov), Soyuz 7 (Anatoli Filipchenko, Vladislav Volkov, Viktor Gorbatko) and Soyuz 8 (Vladimir Shatalov, Alexei Yeliseyev) (1969)

nasaphotobombs:

Remember that picture of Gene Cernan photobombing the Apollo-Soyuz crew? Well, this is the extended remix of that photo.
Front Row: Deke Slayton, Ron Evans, Alexei Leonov, Gene Cernan, Tom Stafford, Gene Cernan, Valeri Kubasov, Vance Brand.
Back Row: Alexandr Ivanchenkov, Yuri Romanenko, M. Flannery, Nikolai  Rukavishnikov, Robert Overmyer, Anatoly Filipchenko, Jack Lousma,  Alan Bean, Karol Bobko, Vladimir Dzhanibekov, Boris Andreev, A.  Foristenko.

nasaphotobombs:

Remember that picture of Gene Cernan photobombing the Apollo-Soyuz crew? Well, this is the extended remix of that photo.

Front Row: Deke Slayton, Ron Evans, Alexei Leonov, Gene Cernan, Tom Stafford, Gene Cernan, Valeri Kubasov, Vance Brand.

Back Row: Alexandr Ivanchenkov, Yuri Romanenko, M. Flannery, Nikolai Rukavishnikov, Robert Overmyer, Anatoly Filipchenko, Jack Lousma, Alan Bean, Karol Bobko, Vladimir Dzhanibekov, Boris Andreev, A. Foristenko.

The crews of Soyuz 6, 7 and 8. This was a joint mission with all 3 Soyuz, with 1 filming the docking of the other 2, but the docking mechanism failed. Sitting: Valery Kubasov, Georgi Shonin, Vladimir Shatalov and Alexei Yeliseyev. Standing in the back: Viktor Gorbatko, Anatoli Filipchenko and Vladislav Volkov. (1969)

The crews of Soyuz 6, 7 and 8. This was a joint mission with all 3 Soyuz, with 1 filming the docking of the other 2, but the docking mechanism failed. Sitting: Valery Kubasov, Georgi Shonin, Vladimir Shatalov and Alexei Yeliseyev. Standing in the back: Viktor Gorbatko, Anatoli Filipchenko and Vladislav Volkov. (1969)


Chronicling the adventures of Soviet and Russian cosmonauts

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