BBC: "New Mir mission announced"

Ed Cannon (ecannon@mail.utexas.edu)
Mon, 21 Jun 1999 19:30:49 -0500

BBC is reporting that the Russians have announced a "new Mir mission"
in December, after Mir goes uninhabited for a few months.  The story 
is online at:

 http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/sci/tech/newsid_371000/371637.stm

The story states, "After several months alone in space it is likely 
that Mir will be tumbling..." and goes on to discuss briefly the 
problems they may have in bringing about a controlled re-entry.

Ed Cannon - ecannon@mail.utexas.edu - Austin, Texas, USA