Orbits of co-operation and the end of an era
In April 1967, the military forces of socialist countries allied to the Warsaw Pact—namely Bulgaria, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, the German Democratic Republic, Hungary, Mongolia, Poland and Romania—united their efforts in space exploration and research under the leadership and administration of the Soviet Union. The programme would become known as Intercosmos.
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