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Seats 3 ... just
The Soyuz was has only barely enough room for 3 pilots, cargo and mission materials. Here in a top-down shot you can see the seating arrangement. This picture is taken from the habitation module looking down through the hatch into the descent capsule. Our spaceman is sitting in the Captain's seat - he will be sitting in the seat to the left (in the image) during the flight.
Seats 3 ... just
Soyuz Cockpit Training
Soyuz Cockpit Training
Space Cadet in Training
Space Cadet in Training
Soyuz Sardines
Soyuz Sardines
Seats 3 ... just
Seats 3 ... just
In Training
In Training
Through the doorway ...
Through the doorway ...
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Flight Suits
Cramped Crew
Cramped Crew
Soyuz TM Simulator
Soyuz TM Simulator
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Tight Operation
Mark Shuttleworth
Mark Shuttleworth
Soyuz Cockpit
Soyuz Cockpit
Rapid Decompression
Rapid Decompression
Soyuz Final Examinations
Soyuz Final Examinations
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Cockpit Action
All Wrapped Up
All Wrapped Up
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Expert Opinions
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Jam Packed
Docking Sim Control Center
Docking Sim Control Center
Exit Stage Left
Exit Stage Left
Docking Test - Passed
Docking Test - Passed
Packing Tips
Packing Tips
     
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Mark Shuttleworth
Dale Cupido
Karen Sharwood
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