The Mission of space station MIR Astronauts and cosmonauts living onboard Mir had to face isolation, confinement and physical risk. But they also got to experience long stays in microgravity, incredible views of Earth, and the adventure of being pioneers. The following links give different views of life on Mir. Other links can be found on the "Mir Increments" web pages.
History of the space station MIR Mir means "peace" and "community" in Russian. The Mir space station contributed to world peace by hosting international scientists and American astronauts. It also supported a community of humans in orbit and symbolized the commonwealth of the Russian people. Mir was constructed in orbit by connecting different modules, each launched separately from 1986 to 1996.
Was the MIR unmanned/manned Well , the space station MIR was actually manned. By commander Sergei Zalyotin and flight engineer Alexander Kaleri. Afansyev, flight engineer Sergei Avdeyev, and French researcher Jean-Pierre Haignere made a safe landing in a Soyuz TM spacecraft, on August 28, 1999. The space station Mir became a legend in its own time reflecting Russia’s past space glories and her future as a leader in space.
Structure of MIR The structure began in 1986. Leonidand Vladimir entered the space station March 15,1986and stayed for 6 days. Helen Snarman OBE spent 8 days on MIR in 1991. MIR is under the responsibility of the Russian aviation and space agency and is operated by RSC Energia.
When and where it was created Mir was a space station that operated in low Earth orbit from 1986 to 2001, at first by the Soviet Union and then by Russia. Launch date: February 20, 1986 Orbit height: 223 miles (358 km) Speed on orbit: 4.778 miles/s (7.69 km/s)
How was the MIR space stationdestroyed The Russian space station Mir broke up in the atmosphere and splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on Friday. It was destroy in March 23, 2001 in the Pacific Ocean. Mir lasted 15 years and then crashed in 2001. (From 1986 to 2001)
Important Facts The person who spent the longest time in the space station MIR was Dr. Valeri Polyakov. He lasted from January 1994 to March 1995. He was the man who lasted the mostin a space station.
People on the space station• These are the people that were inside the MIR space station MIR.• The names were :Norm ThagordShannon LucidJohn BlahaJerry LinengerMichael FualeDavid WolfAndy ThomasAlex sander Kaleri andChang-Diaz