Space History Photo: Interior View of Soyuz Spacecraft Mock-up

space history, nasa, soyuz
A Soviet test engineer drinks from a water dispenser in the Soyuz spacecraft mock-up in 1975. (Image credit: NASA.)

In this historical photo from the U.S. space agency, an interior view of the orbital module of a Soviet Soyuz spacecraft mock-up, located at the Cosmonaut Training Center (Star City) near Moscow. This view shows a Soviet test engineer drinking from a water dispenser. The orbital module is one of three major components of the Soyuz spacecraft. The other two components are the descent vehicle and the instrument assembly module.

This photograph was made from a frame of the 35mm motion picture film entitled "Checkout of the Compatibility of Equipment in the Soyuz Spacecraft Mock-up." 

Each weekday, looks back at the history of spaceflight through photos (archive).

Join our Space Forums to keep talking space on the latest missions, night sky and more! And if you have a news tip, correction or comment, let us know at:

NASA Archives
U.S. Space Agency

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is the U.S. government agency in charge of the civilian space program as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. Founded in 1958, NASA is a civilian space agency aimed at exploring the universe with space telescopes,  satellites, robotic spacecraft, astronauts and more. The space agency has 10 major centers based across the U.S. and launches robotic and crewed missions from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral Florida. It's astronaut corps is based at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. To follow NASA's latest mission, follow the space agency on Twitter or any other social channel, of visit: