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What's the small white gadget with two black buttons in this video of the International Space Station?

Does anyone know what's the small white square gadget with two black buttons on the right hand side of the hatch frame in this video on the second 2185 (36:25 minutes)? ...
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AS 204 / Apollo 1 fire

I have read that the three astronauts lost their lives in the CM capsule, when fire broke out on the AS 204 / Apollo 1 launch trials, as they could not open the inside opening hatch because of ...
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Sealing of hatches of Spacecraft capsule, LM and spacesuits

Was there any "plan B" / solution, in case sealing of capsule hatch, LM hatch and spacesuit helmet failed during Apollo missions or any other spacecraft? How did NASA ensure a failproof ...