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