French, Soviets planning an East-West spaceflight

A French official said France and the Soviet Union will launch a space capsule containing one French and two Soviet cosmonauts in the first East-West flight in the same space vehicle. Some French scientists have demanded the long-planned flight scheduled for the end of June be postponed to protest the Dec. 13 imposition of martial law in Poland.

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