This is the American crew patch of the joint U.S.-USSR Apollo Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) of July 1975. The patch the names of the five crewmen and the words Apollo in English and Soyuz in Russian around an artist's concept of the Apollo and Soyuz spacecraft about to dock in Earth orbit. The bright Sun and the blue and white Earth are in the background.
The white stars on the blue background represent American Astronauts Thomas P.
Stafford, Vance D. Brand, and Donald K. Slayton. The dark gold stars on the red background represent Soviet Cosmonauts Aleskey A. Leonov, and Valeriy N. Kubasov.
Measures approx. 4 inches in diameter.