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The Shuttle-Mir Program provided NASA with opportunities, challenges, and lessons to learn, in preparation for building the International Space Station. Four goals were identified to guide the program's development and management.

Goal 1: Learn How to Work with International Partners

Goal 2: Reduce Risks of Developing and Assembling a Space Station

Goal 3: Gain Experience for NASA on Long-Duration Missions

Goal 4: Conduct life science, microgravity, and environmental research programs

Phase 1 Program Joint Report
Shuttle-Mir Illustrated History Book
Benefits of Shuttle-Mir

Related Links:
Shuttle-Mir Accomplishments
Further Reading
Meanings of Mir

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