Drawing away from the station

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In their first fortnight on board the Salyut station the cosmonauts had performed a large amount of scientific work and accumulated results to be returned to Earth for analysis by specialists. As the mission drew to a conclusion, the crew were in high spirits.


Orbital Module Soft Landing Descent Module Communication Zone Hermetic Seal 
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    Vasilyev, M.P., Salyut on Orbit. Mashinostroenie, Moscow. 1973, pp. 107–155 (in Russian).Google Scholar
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