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Soyuz spacecraft. Cutaway diagram of the Soyuz-7K OK spacecraft. This was the first generation of Soyuz spacecraft, used between 1967 and 1971. At left is the spherical orbital module, in the middle is the crew launch and re-entry capsule, at right is the support module. Variants of the basic Soyuz design are still used to ferry crews to and from the International Space Station.
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