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Mir crew connects new cables in hopes of increasing power supply

...went inside the punctured module in August, when they reconnected three of the module's four solar panels to Mir's power system. But the panels were not being kept in proper alignment with the sun and have been working at less than full capacity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/21/tec_216339.shtml
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Mir crew prepares for venture inside airless module

...quickly than expected. They reconnected 11 power cables, which linked three of the module's four solar panels with Mir's power system. That significantly increased Mir's power supply, cut in half after the collision. However, a mechanism that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/18/tec_216212.shtml
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Mir's crew turns on dormant module

...trip into Spektr, which was depressurized in the collision, and managed to reconnect three of its solar panels to Mir's power system. That should bring Mir up to 90 percent of its original power. Mr. Lyndin said it would take several days for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/29/tec_213835.shtml
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Generator malfunction creates new problems for Mir

...to understand." Today's tests and rerouting of cables throughout the station are the first steps to restore Mir's power system, which is expected to be back in service by the end of the week. Solovyov and Foale also started preparations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/26/tec_213612.shtml
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Mir repairs delayed a week to allow for practice

...to prevent full decompression, but had to disconnect power cables linking the module's solar batteries to the Mir's power system. As a result, the Mir has lost 50 percent of its power. In the repair effort, Mir commander Vasily Tsibliyev...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/05/tec_210901.shtml
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Mir cosmonauts make final connections on power supply repairs

...solar panels useless and knocking out half the station's power. Three of those panels were reconnected to the Mir's power system in August, but they had been without the computer control needed to keep them aligned with the sun to soak up maximum...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/24/tec_216496.shtml
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Mir crew prepares for venture inside airless module

...quickly than expected. They reconnected 11 power cables, which linked three of the module's four solar panels with Mir's power system. That significantly increased Mir's power supply, cut in half after the collision. However, a mechanism that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/19/tec_216265.shtml
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Mir crew fixes faulty computer

...the hatch into Spektr, which was rammed by a cargo ship on June 25, puncturing its hull and knocking out much of Mir's power system. The crew must try to reconnect the power cables and repair the collision damage. The module housed dozens of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/20/tec_213274.shtml
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Mir computer fails, station loses power

...careened through crisis after crisis since early this year. Among other things, it meant that vital repairs to Mir's power system would be delayed yet another time. And it left the Mir flying without the use of most of its on-board flight-control...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/19/tec_213215.shtml
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