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Atlantis Docks with Mir for the First Time (1995) Options
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Atlantis Docks with Mir for the First Time (1995)

The first in a series of seven docking missions the US Space Shuttle Atlantis flew to the Russian space station Mir, the STS-71 mission was a notable episode in spaceflight history, as it marked the 100th manned space launch by the US and the first ever on-orbit crew change. The five-day docking of the two crafts also marked the creation of the largest spacecraft ever placed into orbit at that time. When linked, Atlantis and Mir had a total mass of how many tonnes? More...
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In the early 1990s, Mir was the world's only operational space station. In February 1995, it was visited for a rendezvous by shuttle mission STS-63, ...


Space Shuttle Atlantis, as viewed through one of Mir’s windows, during the extraordinary docking mission in June 1995. Photo Credit: NASA

http://www.americaspace.com/?p=82894
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