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Mir space station will work through August

MOSCOW -- Russia's Mir space station got a new lease on life today when the government decided to keep it in orbit through August, using hardware previously allocated...

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Russian Mir space station damaged in accident with unmanned cargo ship; Crew unhurt

MOSCOW -- Russia's legendary Mir space station was severely damaged Wednesday in a collision with an unmanned cargo ship, raising anew questions about whether American astronauts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/26/tec_210463.shtml
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Two Russians, Frenchman blast off for Mir space station

BAIKNUR, Kazakstan -- Two Russians and a Frenchman blasted off Thursday evening for the Mir space station, where they expect to work on at least two repair jobs that previous crews have been unable to fix. Less than 30 minutes later...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/30/tec_221587.shtml
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New troubles for Mir

...AP) - Troubles arrived in threes Monday at the Mir space station, just three days before the U.S. space shuttle...the joint Russian-American research work on the Mir space station," the ITAR-Tass news agency quoted Chernomyrdin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/23/tec_215056.shtml
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Lack of money might still doom Mir

MOSCOW -- Russia's Mir space station might be discarded as early as August because investors who were supposedly planning to fund it have backed out, the nation's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/12/tec_253180.shtml
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Space psychologist: Mir is a sweatshop

MOSCOW -- Describing the aging Mir space station as a "sweatshop," a Russian space psychologist has accused Russia's Mission Control of provoking a June space collision by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/23/tec_216445.shtml
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Mir may stay in orbit until 2000

MOSCOW -- Russia's aging Mir space station will stay in orbit until the end of 1999 or the start of 2000, and possibly even longer, an official said Sunday. Earlier government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/16/tec_244884.shtml
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Mir batteries get charged

MOSCOW (AP) - The batteries that power the Mir space station soaked up the sun's energy today while its Russian-American crew prepared for one of the most dangerous repair missions in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/21/tec_213331.shtml
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Mir prepares for redock of cargo spacecraft

MOSCOW -- Cosmonauts on Russia's Mir space station prepared Monday to redock a cargo ship that was detached to make space for a crew change. The Progress M-39 cargo craft has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/01/tec_237751.shtml
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Death with dignity for 15-year-old Mir orbiter

KOROLYOV, Russia -- The Mir space station's 15-year voyage ended Friday in a spectacular shower of blazing debris over the South Pacific, as computer screens in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/24/tec_309625.shtml
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