A space pioneer's final act

Petit, Charles W.
March 2001
U.S. News & World Report;03/19/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 11, p44
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.


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