Shuttle-Mir Stories

Mission Specialist Andrew Thomas poses with banner "Congratulations Andy!  You are the first and last from Down Under on Mir".

Thomas' "Letters from the Outpost"

On January 24, 1998, Andy Thomas arrived on STS-89 to start his four-month stint aboard the Russian Space Station Mir. During his stay, he published several "Letters from the Outpost," to his family and friends on Earth. They are can be found at the links below:

Related Links:
Thomas "The Flight Begins"
Thomas "Rendezvous and Docking"
Thomas "First Days on Mir"
Thomas "A Typical Day on Mir"
Thomas "The View from Space"
Thomas Increment
Andy Thomas Oral History (PDF)
Life on Mir


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