on July 17 in the space Museum will open the exhibition prepared for the 45th anniversary of the program “Soyuz — Apollo”. She tells the story of international cooperation in space exploration. It will feature objects from the collections of the Museum of cosmonautics and documents from the Russian state archive for scientific-technical documentation.

Visitors will see artifacts associated with flight under the program “Soyuz — Apollo”: true objects of the mission, historical photographs, Newspapers, medals, stripes, decorative and applied arts, and space posters on the program “Intercosmos”, photographs of the First world exhibition of interplanetary machines and mechanisms, held in Moscow in 1927, and the bust of Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, the first exhibit put on public record in the Museum space.

the Exhibition consists of such sections as the First world exhibition of interplanetary machines and mechanisms 1927, the program “Intercosmos” experimental flight Soyuz — Apollo.

the Beginning of international cooperation marked the First world exhibition of interplanetary machines and mechanisms, held in Moscow in 1927. It inventors from different countries shared the experience of creation of equipment for flight. On the agenda was a question of space exploration by the United efforts of different countries for the benefit of mankind.

Among the main exhibits of the section — photos of the First world exhibition of interplanetary machines and mechanisms.

the Program “Intercosmos” together with the scientists from the Soviet Union, Bulgaria, Hungary, German Democratic Republic, Cuba, Mongolia, Poland, Romania, Czechoslovakia and Vietnam. It is based on the cosmonauts of these countries on Soviet spacecraft. During the period from 1977 to 1982 as specialists in space worked for nine citizens of the countries of the socialist camp. Later the program was joined by France, India, Syria and Afghanistan.

the Main exhibits — posters from various countries, medals and badges.

Historic event was the joint flying, prepared by the program “Soyuz — Apollo”, the first international docking in space. The flight showed that the two countries ‘ cooperation in space exploration can be effective and fruitful. The famous handshake in orbit in July 1975 laid the Foundation for joint work on the creation of the International space station in the twenty-first century.

Among the main exhibits include:

— which was used during experimental flight Soyuz — Apollo in 1975. It was transferred to the Museum of Astronautics in 1980, twice hero of the Soviet Union, pilot-cosmonaut Alexei Leon��in;

is removed from the outer surface of the American ship “Apollo” who participated in the program. Donated to the Museum by astronaut Thomas Stafford during ceremonial activities associated with the 40th anniversary of the flight. Visitors will be presented for the first time;

— (from staff vehicle set) autographed by Alexei Leonov.

to Visit the exhibition “In the name of peace and progress!” will be the entrance ticket to the Museum.