Shuttle-Mir History/Mir Expeditions

Full view of the Mir space station against a cloudy Earth.

U.S. Mir astronauts served as crewmembers of different Mir "expeditions," which occupied Mir beginning in 1986. The following table presents NASA's participation in Mir expeditions.

NASA Astronaut
Mir Expedition
Russian Crew
Dates of Joint Residency
Norman Thagard Mir-18
V. N. Dezhurov
G. M. Stekalov
03/16/95 - 07/04/95
Shannon Lucid Mir-21
Y. N. Onufriyenko
Y. V. Usachev
03/24/96- 08/19/96
  Mir-22
V. G. Korzun
A. Y. Kaleri
08/19/96- 09/19/96
John Blaha Mir-22
V. G. Korzun
A. Y. Kaleri
09/19/96- 01/15/97
Jerry Linenger Mir-22
V. G. Korzun
A. Y. Kaleri
01/15/97- 02/12/97
  Mir-23
V. V. Tsibliev
A. I. Lazutkin
02/12/97- 05/17/97
Michael Foale Mir-23
V. V. Tsibliev
A. I. Lazutkin
05/17/97- 08/07/97
  Mir-24
A. Y. Solovyev
P. V. Vinogradov
08/07/97- 09/27/97
David Wolf Mir-24
A. Y. Solovyev
P. V. Vinogradov
09/27/97- 01/24/98
Andrew Thomas Mir-24
A. Y. Solovyev
P. V. Vinogradov
01/24/98-01/31/98
  Mir-25
T. A. Musabaev
N. M. Budarin
01/31/98-08/25/98

Related Links:
Mir Space Station
Shuttle Flights & Mir Increments
Russian Space Agency and Energia
Operations
Timeline
Russia and Spaceflight

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