Shuttle-Mir Stories

Former Mir 23 crewmember Jerry Linenger is photographed in the shuttle aft flight deck.

Linenger's Letters to his Son

A few weeks before Jerry Linenger began his sojourn on Mir, he was asked what he would miss most about being on the Earth. He responded that it would be hard being away from his 14-month-old son for so long. onboard Mir, Linenger wrote frequent letters to his young child, which he permitted NASA to present on the Internet.

Related Links:
Profile: Jerry Linenger
Linenger Increment
Life on Mir

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