Soyuz 19 was a part of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project, which was the first joint US-Soviet space flight. The Soviet side of mission began on July 15, 1975, 12:20:00 UTC, launching Commander Alexey Leonov and Flight Engineer Valeri Kubasov into orbit. Two days later, they docked with the Apollo spacecraft. American and Soviet crews visited each other's spacecrafts, performed docking and redocking maneuvers, conducted joint scientific experiments, exchanged flags and gifts. Crews spent more than 44 hours together, and after final parting of the ships Soviet crew spent five more days in orbit. Soyuz 19 returned to Earth with a safe landing on July 21, 1975, 10:50:00 UTC.
Soyuz 19 was a Soyuz spacecraft which launched on 15 July 1975 12:20 UTC. It was used in the Apollo-Soyuz test project. The crew was Alexey Leonov and Valeri Kubasov.Soyuz Details
Birth: May 30, 1934
Date of Death: Oct. 11, 2019
Birth: Jan. 7, 1935
Date of Death: Feb. 19, 2014
The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.INFO WIKI