Source Pravda.Ru

Cuba: 25th anniversary of the Russian-Cuban space mission

First Cuban astronaut Gen. Arnaldo Tamayo said yesterday he hopes for resuming space cooperation with Russia. Tamayo took part in the celebrations of the 25th anniversary of the Russian-Cuban space mission.

Tamayo hopes he will not be the only Cuban astronaut to cooperate with Soviet and Russian colleagues.

The Russian-Cuban crew went on a space mission onboard the Soyuz-38 spaceship on September 18, 1980. The eight-day mission was accomplished onboard the Salyut-6 – Soyuz-37 – Soyuz-38 orbiting system, reported Itar-Tass.