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The following is a Translation from the illustrated label:

The program of the flight of scientific module Salut-8 – Soyuz included observation and survey with the purpose of national economy, research and experiments in different spheres of science and technology, Earth orbital docking of Salut-8 with spacestation “SOYUZ-37” piloted by Jannibcov V.A. and Makarov 0.G. – with automatic cargo ship ‘Progress-1’ with spaceship “SOYUZ-28” piloted by the first international crew consisting of Gubarev A.A. and V. Remek.

 

The following is a Translation from the illustrated pair of stamps.

A wide program of scientific-technological and medical psychological research and experiments was accomplished by the crew during 175 days space flight. Bilateral TV communication was carried out by means of radio telescope CRT-10 for the first time. Besides scientific observation, earth orbital docking with PROGRESS -5, 6, 7 and with Soyuz –34 were made the repairing both at the station and in outer space was accomplished.

 

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