Accession Number : ADA194040

Title :   The Soviet MIR Space Station.

Descriptive Note : Student rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR COMMAND AND STAFF COLL MAXWELL AFB AL

Personal Author(s) : Snook, Thomas E

PDF Url : ADA194040

Report Date : Apr 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 35

Abstract : The purpose of this paper was to determine if the Soviet MIR space station represents a significant advance when compared to the Soviets preceding Salyut 7 space station. A description and comparison of the physical features of Salyut 7 and MIR are presented. A discussion and analysis of the scientific, commercial, military and political uses or missions of the Salyut 7 and MIR space stations are included. The MIR space station is determined to be a significant advance relative to the Salyut 7 space station.

Descriptors :   *SPACE STATIONS, USSR, FACILITIES, MISSIONS

Subject Categories : Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE