Archive: Space Station Mir

The Shuttle Years

Shannon Lucid gives a tour of the Russian space station Mir, her home for 144 days. Also, a look at various complications including a hatch that doesn't open, and the second Hubble Space Telescope servicing mission becomes more difficult than anticipated. Then the sixth Canadian astronaut, Bjarni Tryggvason (1997), tests a new vision system for the Canadarm2. The shuttle crew also tests a new Japanese robotic arm for the Alpha space station.
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Aug 03, 2006
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