Mir Update NPR's Andy Bowers reports that the crew aboard the crippled Mir space station is settling down for a couple of uncomfortable weeks. At the same time they're making plans to try repairing the damage from yesterday's mid-space collision. An unmanned cargo ship ran into the space station. The crew had to quickly abandon the damaged module and seal it off to avoid losing air pressure in the entire spacecraft.
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Mir Update

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Mir Update

Mir Update

Mir Update

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NPR's Andy Bowers reports that the crew aboard the crippled Mir space station is settling down for a couple of uncomfortable weeks. At the same time they're making plans to try repairing the damage from yesterday's mid-space collision. An unmanned cargo ship ran into the space station. The crew had to quickly abandon the damaged module and seal it off to avoid losing air pressure in the entire spacecraft.