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Mir seen frae Space Shuttle Endeavour in STS-89 (9 Februar 1998)
Mir insignia
Station statistics
COSPAR ID1986-017A
Caw signMir
Crew3
Launch20 Februar 1986 – 23 Apryle 1996
Launch padLC-200/39, an LC-81/23, Baikonur Cosmodrome
LC-39A
Kennedy Space Centre
Reentry23 Mairch 2001
05:59 UTC
Mass129,700 kg
(285,940 lb)
Length19 m (62.3 ft)
frae core module tae Kvant-1
Width31 m (101.7 ft)
frae Priroda tae dockin module
Hicht27.5 m (90.2 ft)
frae Kvant-2 tae Spektr
Pressurised volume350 m³
Atmospheric pressurc.101.3 kPa (29.91 inHg, 1 atm)
Perigee354 km (189 nmi) AMSL
Apogee374 km (216 nmi) AMSL
Orbital inclination51.6 degrees
Average speed7.7 km/s
(27,700 km/h, 17,200 mph)
Orbital period91.9 meenites
Orbits per day15.7
Days in orbit5,510 days (15 years and 31 days)
Days occupied4,592 days
Nummer o orbits86,331
Statistics as of 23 Mairch 2001
(unless notit itherwise)
References: [1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12]
Configuration
The main components o Mir shawn as a line diagram, wi ilk module heichlichtit in a different colour
Station elements as o Mey 1996

Mir (Roushie: Мир, IPA: [ˈmʲir]; lit. peace or warld) wis a space station that operatit in law Yird orbit frae 1986 tae 2001, operatit bi the Soviet Union an later bi Roushie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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  3. "Mir Space Station – Mission Status Center". Spaceflight Now. 23 March 2001. Retrieved 19 August 2010. 
  4. "NASA – NSSDC – Spacecraft – Details – Mir". NASA. 23 July 2010. Retrieved 22 August 2010. 
  5. "Soviet/Russian space programmes Q&A". NASASpaceflight.com. Retrieved 22 August 2010. 
  6. Hall, R., ed. (2000). The History of Mir 1986–2000. British Interplanetary Society. ISBN 0-9506597-4-6. 
  7. Hall, R., ed. (2001). Mir: The Final Year. British Interplanetary Society. ISBN 0-9506597-5-4. 
  8. "Orbital period of a planet". CalcTool. Retrieved 12 September 2010. 
  9. "Mir Space Station Observing". Satobs.org. 28 March 2001. Retrieved 12 September 2010. 
  10. Mark Wade (4 September 2010). "Baikonur LC200/39". Encyclopedia Astronautica. Archived frae the oreeginal on 24 August 2010. Retrieved 25 September 2010. 
  11. Mark Wade (4 September 2010). "Baikonur LC81/23". Encyclopedia Astronautica. Archived frae the oreeginal on 1 February 2010. Retrieved 25 September 2010. 
  12. Macatangay A.V. & Perry J.L. (22 January 2007). "Cabin Air Quality On Board Mir and the International Space Station—A Comparison" (PDF). Johnson Space Center & Marshall Spaceflight Center: NASA: 2.