to the Shuttle-Mir History Web Site. Here are sights, sounds, and
first-person stories, plus historical background, official documents,
chronologies, and guided tours. From
early 1994 into 1998, American astronauts spent nearly 1000 days living
in orbit with Russian cosmonauts. American space shuttles rendezvoused
ten times with Russia's space station Mir. Called "Phase 1,"
the Shuttle-Mir Program prepared the way for the International Space
Station and began an era of cooperation and exploration, rarely seen
in human history.
from Frank L. Culbertson, Jr., Phase 1 Shuttle-Mir Program Manager
introduces the site and presents the four main Shuttle-Mir Goals.
offers specially designed pathways through the site.
presents what happened and when, including the historical context of
the Shuttle-Mir program.
reports on over 100 investigations conducted during Shuttle-Mir.
describes both the American and Russian space vehicles.
profiles those who helped make Shuttle-Mir happen: the astronauts, cosmonauts,
and the team working on Earth. This section includes many excerpts from
Oral Histories -- first-person narratives of hard work and adventure.
includes glossaries, documents, reports, other histories, and links
outside this web site.
compiles many photos, videos, and diagrams.
Map displays all the upper level pages and links in this web site.
Shuttle-Mir History Book
Phase 1 Started
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