The flight of Soyuz 38 had the first black person in space aboard, Cuban Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez. He flew as part of the Interkosmos program, which allowed nations friendly with the Soviet Union to fly in space. The crew, including commander Yuri Romanenko, spent time on the Salyut 6 station. (18-26 September 1980)
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.