Russia's Manned Soyuz Space Capsule Explained (Infographic) by Karl Tate, SPACE.com Infographics Artist, Russia's workhorse Soyuz spacecraft have been flying for nearly 45 years, ferrying first cosmonauts into orbit, then branching out to launch NASA astronauts and spaceflyers from many countries on trips to the International Space Station.
A Soviet Soyuz spacecraft docking in Earth orbit with an American Apollo spacecraft. Artwork by Leonov, May 1974
nasa NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik (@astrokomrade), Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryazanskiy and European Space Agency astronaut Paolo Nespoli are slated to launch to the International Space Station (@ISS) at 11:41 a.m. EDT on Friday aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft, shown here in a black and white infrared view after it was raised into a vertical position on the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The crew will spend more than four months aboard the orbiting laboratory before…
S73-27666 (May-June 1973) --- A close-up view of the Soyuz spacecraft which was part of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project exhibit at the 30th International Aeronautics and Space Exhibition held May 24 -- June 3, 1973 at the Le Bourget Airport in Paris, France. The ASTP exhibit was co-sponsored by the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.