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Photo-iss005e19567
International Space Station Imagery
A Soyuz spacecraft is docked to the Pirs docking compartment
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ISS005-E-19567 (4 November 2002) --- A Soyuz spacecraft, which carried the Soyuz 5 taxi crew, is docked to the Pirs docking compartment on the International Space Station (ISS). The new Soyuz TMA-1 vehicle was designed to accommodate larger or smaller crewmembers, and is equipped with upgraded computers, a new cockpit control panel and improved avionics. The blackness of space and Earth’s horizon provide the backdrop for the scene.

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