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Mir crew begins hectic April schedule

...Wednesday is April Fool's Day, which is marked by pranks throughout Russia, but Mission Control spokeswoman Vera Medvedkova said, the "jokes will probably come after the crew completes the mission." Once outside the Mir, Musabayev and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/01/tec_225286.shtml
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American satellite whizzes past Mir

...anything major. ...This happens every month," said John Lawrence, a spokesman for the U.S. space agency. Vera Medvedkova, spokeswoman at Russia's Mission Control, said it was the Mir's closest brush with an unrelated spacecraft in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/17/tec_214801.shtml
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Mir repairs delayed a week to allow for practice

...needs time to become familiar with the repair equipment being sent up on a cargo ship that blasts off Saturday, said Vera Medvedkova, spokeswoman at Russia's Mission Control. She said the delay did not reflect any new problems with the Mir. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/05/tec_210901.shtml
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Cargo ship discarded from Mir

...garbage away, was ditched Wednesday morning and disintegrated over the Pacific Ocean soon afterwards, said spokeswoman Vera Medvedkova of the Russian Mission Control Center. It is standard practice to get rid of cargo ships after they deliver their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/03/tec_210810.shtml
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Russian plan to light cities from space foiled by money shortage

...February 1993, Russia ran a similar experiment called Znamya 2, but the mirror was barely visible on Earth, said Vera Medvedkova, a spokeswoman for the Mission Control. The new Znamya, which was to be followed by larger mirrors, would have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/25/tec_234297.shtml
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No harsh treatment in store for returned cosmonauts

...air pipes to pump hot air into the Priroda module to remove the extra moisture, said Mission Control spokeswoman Vera Medvedkova. The moisture had built up as a result of a power blackout in Priroda following the June 25 crash. It was exacerbated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/11/tec_214538.shtml
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Mir jettisons old supply ship

...to Earth. Although a day late, the undocking of the supply ship went smoothly, said Mission Control spokeswoman Vera Medvedkova. Only fragments of the ship will be left over after it completes its fiery journey to Earth and falls into the South...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/08/tec_215715.shtml
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Mir crew plans repairs

...most of the supplies brought Wednesday by the Progress M-36 cargo ship on Wednesday, Mission Control spokeswoman Vera Medvedkova said. The space ferry delivered about 2 1/2 tons of supplies and equipment, including a back-up computer, spare...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/11/tec_215852.shtml
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Mir's crew travels around station, successfully docks

...Soyuz escape capsule from one side of the Mir to the other to clear space for the next cargo ship's arrival, said Vera Medvedkova, a spokeswoman for Russian Mission Control. The only hitch was a 20-minute break in contact between the crew and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/21/tec_222924.shtml
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Mir crew aborts experiment after camera fails

...planned to try to reorient the Inspector and pinpoint the problem, but the odds of success were considered low, said Vera Medvedkova, spokeswoman at Russia's Mission Control just outside Moscow. The Inspector never managed to orient itself properly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/18/tec_219243.shtml
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