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Oral Histories: Former Astronaut Vance Brand

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Saturday, January 26, 2013

This is an oral history interview with former NASA astronaut Vance Brand. In addition to three space shuttle missions, Vance was also a member of the 1975 Apollo-Soyuz mission – the first meeting in space between American astronauts and Soviet cosmonauts. In this interview, Brand talks about why this co-mission was important, what it was like learning from and training with the Soviets, and how the two spacecrafts eventually rendezvoused. This discussion was part of the NASA Johnson Space Center’s Oral History Project.

Updated: Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 4:36pm (ET)

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