‘Mir’ (Peace), The First Modular Space Station Was Launched 31 Years Ago Today — February 20, 1986.

by Anura Guruge


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Click image to access Wikipedia entry for the ‘Mir’ Space Station.


It was in space February 20, 1986 to March 23, 2001. It was occupied in space for 4,592 days and made 86,331 orbits of the Earth. A total of 104 people, from 12 countries, spent time on Mir.

It was for a time the largest man made object in orbit — until superseded in every way by the International Space Station (ISS).


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