MIR configuration?

Philip Chien (kc4yer@amsat.org)
Sun, 17 Mar 1996 00:52:36 -0400

Steve Miller (PMQ@CU.NIH.GOV) asks:

>I am hoping that someone can tell me what the configuration of
>the MIR space station will be when Atlantis docks with it this
>month. Are the various modules in the same orientation as they
>were last November?

The key item added last November, of course, is the Docking Module.  Also,
the Mir 21 and Mir 22 crews were swapped out, so there is a new Soyuz and
no Progress attached.

Check out the following URL for a color view of Mir, coding each of the modules:

http://www.osf.hq.nasa.gov/mir/



Philip Chien, Earth News - space writer and consultant  PCHIEN@IDS.NET
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