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Long Tour: Background

Before Shuttle-Mir, the U.S. and the Soviet Union pioneered the way for their joint adventure in long-duration space flight.

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Cooperation Timeline 1962 - 1993
NASA and Human Spaceflight
Russia and Spaceflight
Russian Space Agency and Energia
Early Space Stations
Long-Duration Spaceflight
Life in Microgravity
Video: Skylab
NASA's Shuttle Orbiter
Space Shuttle Life
Russia's Mir Space Station
Diagram of Mir


Tours | Timeline | Shuttle-Mir Background | Shuttle Flights & Mir Increments | Mir Expeditions

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Curator: Kim Dismukes
Responsible NASA Official: John Ira Petty