Shuttle-Mir History/Background

Mir 23 flight engineer Alexander Lazutkin exercises on the bicycle ergometer in the Base Block.

Life on Mir

Astronauts and cosmonauts living onboard Mir had to face isolation, confinement and physical risk. But they also got to experience long stays in microgravity, incredible views of Earth, and the adventure of being pioneers. The following links give different views of life on Mir. Other links can be found on the "Mir Increments" web pages.

Related Links
Long-Duration Spaceflight
Life in Microgravity
Foale on Doing "Dirty" Work
Lucid on Life on Mir
Thagard on Washing Up
Blaha on a Day on Mir
Linenger's Letters to his Son
Wolf on Doing "Dirty" Work
Wolf Letter from Mir
Thomas "Letters from the Outpost"
Thomas on Mir Food
Thomas on Mir Recreation

Comparing the Increments
Flight Docs
Descriptions of Mir
Precourt on Mir Clutter

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