FILIPCHENKO'S ASTP FILES.
Group of items from the collection of cosmonaut Anatoly V. Filipchenko, backup crew member for Soyuz 19 that was part of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project:
1. GREEN, W.F., and others. Apollo-Soyuz Test Program: Orientation. N.p.: Space Division, Rockwell International, May 1973. Approximately 170 pp. 8½ by 11 inches. Photocopied manual, text in English and Russian. Stapled.
2. Related documents on the Docking Module, Environmental Control Systems, and a Glossary of Conversational Expressions between Cosmonauts and Astronauts.
3. Folding time-chart for ASTP, in Russian, 7 by 55 inches. Bound in green cloth.
4. Collection of 7 photocopied or carbon typescript documents relating to ASTP including a transcript of Apollo 17 communications. Some annotations in Filipchenko's hand.
5. FILIPCHENKO, A.V. [In Russian:] Nadezhhaja Orbita. [Reliable Orbit.] Moscow: 1978. With 3 inscribed photographs.
6. 4 programs and brochures from the Space Future Forum held in Moscow in 1987.
7. Black and white photograph, 10 by 11½ inches, of approximately 40 delegates to the Forum, signed by many including Tereshkova, Leonov, Shatalov, and others.
Provenance: Sotheby's New York, March 16, 1996, lot 179.
Many items SIGNED by ANATOLY FILIPCHENKO.