In this landing module, cosmonauts Gennadi Manakov and Gennadi Strekalov returned to Earth in December 1990 after a four-month stay on space station Mir. With them was Japanese journalist Toyohiro Akiyama, who had arrived with the new Mir crew on Soyuz TM-11.
Image Number: SI-97-15882-6
Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
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