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President Gerald R. Ford watches Apollo Soyuz Test Project crewmen Thomas P. Stafford, Donald K. Slayton and Valeriy N. Kubasov on television as he talks to them via radio-telephone as they orbited the Earth on July 18, 1975. The American Apollo spacecraft and Soviet Soyuz spacecraft had docked the day before, as part of this the first joint Russian/American mission.
(Image credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett)