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sts071-s-072

2009-08-19

NASA

NASA
Washington, DC, United States

STS071-S-072 (4 July 1995) --- This view of the space shuttle Atlantis still connected to Russia's Mir Space Station was photographed by the Mir-19 crew on July 4, 1995. Cosmonauts Anatoliy Y. Solovyev and Nikolai M. Budarin, Mir-19 commander and flight engineer, respectively, temporarily undocked the Soyuz spacecraft from the cluster of Mir elements to perform a brief fly-around. They took pictures while the STS-71 crew, with Mir-18's three crew members aboard, undocked Atlantis for the completion of this leg of the joint activities. Solovyev and Budarin had been taxied to the Mir Space Station by the STS-71 ascent trip of Atlantis.

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  • Title: sts071-s-072
  • Date Created: 2009-08-19
  • Rights: JSC
  • Album: mgwhite

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