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Shuttle-Mir Stories - Thomas on Mir Safety

Andy Thomas was the seventh and last U.S. Mir astronaut. In his Oral History, he comments on the safety of Mir.

"All the time I was on that vehicle, I felt safe," he says. "I never felt threatened. I thought it was a fascinating way to spend four and a half months, and I never felt any sense of impending danger or any problem like that."

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Profile: Andy Thomas

Andy Thomas Oral History (PDF)

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