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Crew
Berezovoi Glazkov Makrushin

01 January 1981 Backup Crew: Kozelsky, Artyukhin, Romanov. Nation: USSR. Program: Almaz. Spacecraft: TKS.

TKS capsule interiorTKS capsule interior - The right control panel of the TKS. The earth globe instrument, also used in Vostok, Salyut, Almaz, and Soyuz, showed the crew at all times their position over the earth. It also allowed them to determine their landing site in the case of a manual re-entry or loss of communications with the ground.

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