TITLE

A space pioneer's final act

AUTHOR(S)
Petit, Charles W.
PUB. DATE
March 2001
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;03/19/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 11, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on plans to return the Mir space station to Earth. Statement that the station has become too costly and dangerous to keep running; Mention of accidents and machinery breakdowns; How the stations orbit has been allowed to decay, facilitating its destruction.
ACCESSION #
4179216

 

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