The fire

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To the national TV audience, the flight of the Yantars had settled into an established routine with the cosmonauts working to the timetable of scientific experiments, exercises and other activities. The programme was going to plan and the crew were in excellent spirits. There was not even the slightest hint in their transmissions of the clashes between Volkov and Dobrovolskiy. At the TsUP. Yeliseyev, Nikolayev, Bykovskiy and Gorbatko, who were jointly responsible for communicating with the station, worked hard to calm the tensions on board.


Scientific Equipment Communication Session Artificial Gravity Sand Storm Station Commander 


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Specific references

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    Yeliseyev, A.S., Life — A Drop in the Sea. Aviatsiya and kosmonavtika, Moscow, 1998, pp. 77–79 (in Russian).Google Scholar
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    Siddiqi, Asif A., The Soviet Space Race with Apollo. University Press of Florida, 2003, pp. 778–780.Google Scholar
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    Kamanin, N.P., Hidden Space, Book 4. Novosti kosmonavtiki, 2001, pp. 320–325 (in Russian).Google Scholar

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