Shuttle-Mir History/Tours/Long Tour

Long Tour: 1996

U.S. astronaut Shannon Lucid launched to Mir aboard STS-76 to set an American long-duration spaceflight record of 188 days. Lucid returned to Earth on STS-79, which brought up Lucid's replacement astronaut, John Blaha.

Continue Long Tour

STS-76: Starting a Continuous U.S. Presence
STS-76 Videos
Lucid Increment: One for the Records
Lucid Increment: Videos
STS-79: Blaha Succeeds Lucid
STS-79: Videos
Blaha Increment: Keeping it Going
Blaha Increment: Videos

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