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Orbital station "Mir"


BRIEFLY ABOUT STATION
Registration number 1986-017A / 16609
Time and date of launch (UTC) 21h.28m.23s.   February 19, 1986
Launch site Baikonur, LC 200L
Launch vehicle Proton-K
Mass (kg) 19340
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.6
   - period (minutes) 89.2
   - perigee (km) 178
   - apogee (km) 319
Date and time of the end of existance (UTC) 05h.59m.36s.   March 23, 2001
Duration 5510d.08h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 86330
Summary Orbital third-generation station. Six docking ports (four radial ports for modules and two longitudinal for cargo and manned spacecrafts). Work of crews of piloting spacecrafts and docking with cargo spacecrafts: "Soyuz-T15" , "Progress-25" , "Progress-26" , pilotness "Soyuz-TM"; "Progress-27" , "Soyuz-TM2" , "Progress-28" , module "Kvant" , "Progress-29" , "Progress-30" , "Soyuz-TM3" , "Progress-31" , "Progress-32" , "Progress-33" , "Soyuz-TM4" , "Progress-34" , "Progress-35" , "Progress-36" , "Soyuz-TM5" , "Progress-37" , "Soyuz-TM6" , "Progress-38" , "Soyuz-TM7" , "Progress-39" , "Progress-40" , "Progress-41" , "Progress-M1" , "Soyuz-TM8" , module "Kvant-2" , "Progress-M2" , "Soyuz-TM9" , "Progress-M3" , "Progress-42" , module "Kristall" , "Soyuz-TM10" , "Progress-M4" , "Progress-M5" , "Soyuz-TM11" , "Progress-M6" , "Progress-M7" , "Soyuz-TM12" , "Progress-M8" , "Progress-M9" , "Soyuz-TM13" , "Progress-M10" , "Progress-M11" , "Soyuz-TM14" , "Progress-M12" , "Progress-M13" , "Soyuz-TM15" , "Progress-M14" , "Progress-M15" , "Soyuz-TM16" , "Progress-M16" , "Progress-M17" , "Progress-M18" , "Soyuz-TM17" , "Progress-M19" , "Progress-M20" , "Soyuz-TM18" , "Progress-M21" , "Progress-M22" , "Progress-M23" , "Soyuz-TM19" , "Progress-M24" , "Soyuz-TM20" , "Progress-M25" , "Progress-M26" , "Soyuz-TM21" , "Progress-M27" , module "Spektr" , "Atlantis" , "Progress-M28" , "Soyuz-TM22" , "Progress-M29" , "Atlantis" , "Progress-M30" , "Soyuz-TM23" , "Atlantis" , module "Priroda" , "Progress-M31" , "Progress-M32" , "Soyuz-TM24" , "Atlantis" , "Progress-M33" , "Atlantis" , "Soyuz-TM25" , "Progress-M34" , "Atlantis" , "Progress-M35" , "Soyuz-TM26" , "Atlantis" , "Progress-M36" , "Progress-M37" , "Endeavour" , "Soyuz-TM27" , "Progress-M38" , "Progress-M39" , "Discovery" , "Soyuz-TM28" , "Progress-M40" , "Soyuz-TM29" , "Progress-M41" , "Progress-M42" , "Progress M1-1" , "Soyuz-TM30" , "Progress M1-2" , "Progress-M43" , "Progress M1-5" .



MAIN MANIPULATIONS WITH STATION'S MODULES
Date Time (UTC) Module revo-
lution number
Station's revo-
lution number
Explanation
Feb 19, 1986 21:28:23 Мир:1 Mir:1 Lift-off base module of orbital station "Mir" .
Mar 31, 1987 00:06:16 Мир:6375 Mir:6375 Lift-off module "Kvant"   of orbital station "Mir" .
Apr 09, 1987 00:35:58 Мир:6517 Mir:6517 Docking of module "Kvant"   to aft (aggregative) unit of station "Mir" .
Apr 12, 1987 20:18:24 Мир:6577 Mir:6577 Separation of service module of "Kvant" .
Nov 26, 1989 13:01:41 Мир:21648 Mir:21648 Lift-off module "Kvant-2"   of orbital station "Mir" .
Dec 06, 1989 12:21:28 Мир:21804 Mir:21804 Docking of module "Kvant-2"   to fore (transitional) unit (-X) of station "Mir" .
Dec 08, 1989 07:19:07 Мир:21832 Mir:21832 Beginning of redocking of module "Kvant-2"   from longitudinal fore unit of station "Mir"   to radial one.
Dec 08, 1989 08:19:04 Мир:21832 Mir:21832 Redocking of module "Kvant-2"   to radial fore (transitional) unit (+Y) of station "Mir" .
May 31, 1990 10:33:20 Мир:24548 Mir:24548 Lift-off module "Kristall"   of orbital station "Mir" .
Jun 10, 1990 10:47:22 Мир:24705 Mir:24705 Docking of module "Kristall"   to fore (transitional) unit (-X) of station "Mir" .
Jun 11, 1990 ? Мир:24721±8? Mir:24721±8? Beginning of redocking of module "Kristall"   from longitudinal fore unit of station "Mir"   to radial one.
Jun 11, 1990 ? Мир:24721±8? Mir:24721±8? Redocking of module "Kristall"   to radial fore (transitional) unit (-Y) of station "Mir" .
May 20, 1995 03:33:22 Мир:52860 Mir:52860 Lift-off module "Spektr"   of orbital station "Mir" .
May 26, 1995 23:07:44 Мир:52966 Mir:52966 Beginning of redocking of module "Kristall"   from radial fore unit (-Y) of station "Mir"   to longitudinal one.
May 27, 1995 00:36:10 Мир:52967 Mir:52967 Redocking of module "Kristall"   to longitudinal fore (transitional) unit (-X) of station "Mir" .
May 29, 1995 22? Мир:53012? Mir:53012? Beginning of redocking of module "Kristall"   from longitudinal fore unit of station "Mir"   to radial one (21:53...22:17).
May 29, 1995 23:30? Мир:53013? Mir:53013? Redocking of module "Kristall"   to radial fore (transitional) unit (-Z) of station "Mir" .
Jun 01, 1995 00:56:16 Мир:53045 Mir:53045 Docking of module "Spektr"   to fore (transitional) unit (-X) of station "Mir" .
Jun 02, 1995 19:53:50 Мир:53072? Mir:53072? Beginning of redocking of module "Spektr"   from longitudinal fore unit of station "Mir"   to radial one.
Jun 02, 1995 21:30? Мир:53073? Mir:53073? Redocking of module "Spektr"   to radial fore (transitional) unit (-Y) of station "Mir" .
Jun 10, 1995 17:30? Мир:53196? Mir:53196? Beginning of redocking of module "Kristall"   from radial fore (transitional) unit (-Z) of station "Mir"   to longitudinal one (preparing for docking with Atlantis)   (17:20...17:45).
Jun 10, 1995 19? Мир:53197? Mir:53197? Redocking of module "Kristall"   to longitudinal fore unit of station "Mir" .
Jul 17, 1995 02:51:56 Мир:53763 Mir:53763 Beginning of redocking of module "Kristall"   from longitudinal fore unit of station "Mir"   to radial one.
Jul 17, 1995 04:30? Мир:53764? Mir:53764? Redocking of module "Kristall"   to radial fore (transitional) unit (-Z) of station "Mir" ; ended at 4:20...4:43 UT.
Apr 23, 1996 11:48:50 Мир:58148 Mir:58148 Lift-off module "Priroda"   of orbital station "Mir" .
Apr 26, 1996 12:42:32 Мир:58196 Mir:58196 Docking of module "Priroda"   to fore (transitional) unit (-X) of station "Mir" .
Apr 27, 1996 08:32 Мир:58209 Mir:58209 Beginning of redocking of module "Priroda"   from longitudinal fore (transitional) unit (-X) of station "Mir"   to radial one.
Apr 27, 1996 10:06 Мир:58210 Mir:58210 Redocking of module "Priroda"   to radial fore (transitional) unit (+Z) of station "Mir" ; duration 1:34.
Mar 23, 2001 05:59:36 Мир:86331 Mir:86331 End of existence of station "Mir"   with orbital complex "Mir"   - "Kvant"   - "Kvant-2"   - "Kristall"   - "Spektr"   - "Priroda"   - "Progress M1-5" .
Mar 23, 2001 05:59:36 Мир:86331 Mir:86331 End of existence of module "Kvant"   with orbital complex "Mir"   - "Kvant"   - "Kvant-2"   - "Kristall"   - "Spektr"   - "Priroda"   - "Progress M1-5" .
Mar 23, 2001 05:59:36 Мир:86331 Mir:86331 End of existence of module "Kvant-2"   with orbital complex "Mir"   - "Kvant"   - "Kvant-2"   - "Kristall"   - "Spektr"   - "Priroda"   - "Progress M1-5" .
Mar 23, 2001 05:59:36 Мир:86331 Mir:86331 End of existence of module "Kristall"   with orbital complex "Mir"   - "Kvant"   - "Kvant-2"   - "Kristall"   - "Spektr"   - "Priroda"   - "Progress M1-5" .
Mar 23, 2001 05:59:36 Мир:86331 Mir:86331 End of existence of module "Spektr"   with orbital complex "Mir"   - "Kvant"   - "Kvant-2"   - "Kristall"   - "Spektr"   - "Priroda"   - "Progress M1-5" .
Mar 23, 2001 05:59:36 Мир:86331 Mir:86331 End of existence of module "Priroda"   with orbital complex "Mir"   - "Kvant"   - "Kvant-2"   - "Kristall"   - "Spektr"   - "Priroda"   - "Progress M1-5" .

Sources:
  Spaceflight now
  Alexander Zheleznyakov
  journal "Novosti Kosmonavtiki" ("News of Cosmonautics") from 1993 till our time
  journal "Kosmonavtika, astronomiya" ("Cosmonautics, astronomy") 1983-1991 years
  book "Evolution of vehicle-creating and cosmonautics in the USSR" by Valentin P. Glushko, Moscow, 1987
  Jonathan's Space Report
  and many other people and editions
  


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