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Figure 2-11. Mir base block. The multiport node at the station’s forward end (left) has one longitudinal docking port and four lateral berthing ports.

The Mir space station is the centerpiece of the Russian manned space program. Its base block (figure 2-11) has been in orbit for 9 years.

Date March 1995
Source Mir Hardware Heritage. NASA Reference Publication 1357 (March 1995).
Author David S. F. Portree / NASA


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