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Mir Space Station
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Science: Technology: Space: International Space Station
- Description of the Mir orbital complex together with a detailed diary of onboard events.
Mir in 3D
- An interactive, three-dimensional model of the Mir space station. Requires the Cult 3-D plug-in.
Mir Space Station 1986-2001
- BBC News presents an illustrated history of the station.
NOVA: Terror in Space
- A NOVA documentary about the mishap-filled visit of American astronaut Jerry Linenger to Mir. Includes information on a typical day aboard the station, mission mishaps, an interview with Linenger, and a timeline of space age disasters.
Orbital Complex Mir 1986-2001
- Excerpts from a book containing pictures, drawings, and photos of the space station's modules.
Space Station Mir
- Aggregate listing of many New York Times articles on Mir, 1997-2001. Free registration required.
- Archive of news and information about the space station.
A Mir Retrospective
- Streaming audio from NPR's Talk of the Nation, with several guests commenting on station. [National Public Radio] (March 16, 2001)
Shuttle-Mir: An Experiment in Science and Politics
- Discussion of the political and scientific goals of the Shuttle-Mir missions and how successful the program was in achieving these goals. Includes interviews with crew members that worked on the station. [CNN] (April 02, 1998)
With Us Via Satellite
- An interview with American astronaut David Wolf, who served on the Mir space station in 1997, and his Russian counterparts. [PBS] (September 30, 1997)
Mir's Woes Raise Doubts about U.S.-Russian Cooperation
- A report on the Mir station's problems in space and questions about the reliability of the Russians as partners in the International Space Station program. [CNN] (July 25, 1997)
MIRed in Mishaps
- An interview with NASA and Russian Space Agency officials about a series of critical accidents and system failures aboard the Mir space station in mid-1997. [PBS] (July 17, 1997)
- A report on the future of Mir and the continuing American participation in the space station after a series of dangerous mishaps and critical system failures in 1997 threatened the lives of Russian and American crew. [PBS] (July 15, 1997)
Moscow, We Have a Problem
- An interview with NASA officials about a serious accident aboard the Mir station caused when the Mir cosmonauts lost control of a resupply ship, crashing it into the space station. The collision caused a depressurization and damaged the station's solar panels. [PBS] (June 25, 1997)
- Transcript of an interview about the mission of the Atlantis space shuttle to the Mir station in 1997, and about the increasing problems with maintaining the aging space station. [PBS] (May 26, 1997)
2 Soviet Cosmonauts Lofted Toward New Space Station
- An original report from the first manned mission to Mir. Free registration required. [New York Times] (March 14, 1986)
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