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Crew
Artyukhin Popovich

03 July 1974 18:51 GMT. Duration: 15.73 days. Call Sign: Berkut (Golden Eagle ). Backup Crew: Demin, Sarafanov. Support Crew: Rozhdestvensky, Volynov, Zholobov, Zudov. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511. Program: Almaz. Class: Manned. Type: Spacecraft. Spacecraft: Soyuz 7K-T/A9. Payload: Soyuz 7K-T(A9) s/n 62. Mass: 6,800 kg. Perigee: 195 km. Apogee: 217 km. Inclination: 51.6 deg. Period: 88.6 min. References: 1 , 2 , 6 , 32 , 33 , 60 , 445 .

Almaz forward hatchAlmaz forward hatch - Forward view of the Almaz. In the original design, the forward tunnel would have led to the aft hatch of the VA crew return capsule. The station was flown without this capsule, a Soyuz being used to shuttle them to the station and back to earth.

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