Shuttle-MIR: First Docking

The United States and Russia have both had space stations in orbit. Indeed, one Russian crew inhabited their space station for over a year. Now the nations are coming together in space. Guy Gardner, mission director for Phase I of the Shuttle-MIR project, describes how American and Russian technology will link the space stations into an orbiting cooperative laboratory.

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