Shuttle-Mir Stories

Mir 21 crewmember Shannon Lucid floats in the core node of the Mir Space Station

Lucid on Mir Clothing

Interior temperatures were kept constant on Mir, and clothing was limited by the space available.

U.S. Mir astronaut Shannon Lucid basically wore " ... cotton .. shorts and a shirt. During [the first] two-thirds of the flight, there were enough [clothes] so that we could change, like twice a week, like on Wednesdays and Sundays... Then I always wore that blue jumpsuit over that. I wore that every day for 188 days. Then toward the end of the flight, ...we only changed like once a week."

Related Links:
Life on Mir
Lucid Increment
Profile: Shannon Lucid
Shannon Lucid Oral History (PDF)


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