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Soviet cosmonaut in space. Probably one of the first russian EVAs on MMU, c1990. Via aviaspace.ru.
nb: image flipped horizontally


This is Aleksandr Serebrov, I can just make out his initials on the glove. Aleksandr Viktorenko also used one in an EVA a few days later. They were the only two to use it.

scanzen:

Soviet cosmonaut in space. Probably one of the first russian EVAs on MMU, c1990. Via aviaspace.ru.

nb: image flipped horizontally

This is Aleksandr Serebrov, I can just make out his initials on the glove. Aleksandr Viktorenko also used one in an EVA a few days later. They were the only two to use it.

Mir seen from Shuttle Endeavour during the STS-89 mission. (1998)
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Mir seen from Shuttle Endeavour during the STS-89 mission. (1998)

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Pavel Vinogradov, David Wolf and Anatoly Solovyov celebrate Christmas on Mir in 1997.
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Pavel Vinogradov, David Wolf and Anatoly Solovyov celebrate Christmas on Mir in 1997.

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astroperlas:

La estación Mir.

astroperlas:

La estación Mir.

crookedindifference:

A diagram of the Soviet/Russian space station Mir following the arrival of the Priroda module and the deployment of new solar arrays on Kvant-1 at the end of May 1996, shown with a docked Space Shuttle, Progress spacecraft, and Soyuz spacecraft.

crookedindifference:

A diagram of the Soviet/Russian space station Mir following the arrival of the Priroda module and the deployment of new solar arrays on Kvant-1 at the end of May 1996, shown with a docked Space Shuttle, Progress spacecraft, and Soyuz spacecraft.

crookedindifference:

Video Tour of Mir Space Station

A video tour (Sept 1996) of the Soviet/Russian space station Mir by NASA astronaut Shannon Lucid during STS-79. The tour begins in Kristall, before visiting Priroda, moving through the station’s central node into the core module (with a view of the Space Shuttle Atlantis through one of the module’s portholes), then ending in Spektr.

The crew of Mir’s expedition 23: Vasily Tsibliyev, Jerry Linenger (NASA) and Aleksandr Lazitkin. (1997)
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The crew of Mir’s expedition 23: Vasily Tsibliyev, Jerry Linenger (NASA) and Aleksandr Lazitkin. (1997)

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Vasily Tsibliyev conducting a spacewalk outside Mir. (1997)
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Vasily Tsibliyev conducting a spacewalk outside Mir. (1997)

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Nikolai Budarin has one of the best smiles of all the cosmonauts.

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Valeri Polyakov, Talgat Musabayev, Ulf Merbold (Germany), Aleksandr Viktorenko, Yelena Kondakova, and Yuri Malenchenko aboard Mir. (1994)
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Valeri Polyakov, Talgat Musabayev, Ulf Merbold (Germany), Aleksandr Viktorenko, Yelena Kondakova, and Yuri Malenchenko aboard Mir. (1994)

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fuckyeahspaceexploration:

Technical rendition of Atlantis docked with the Mir space station.

fuckyeahspaceexploration:

Technical rendition of Atlantis docked with the Mir space station.

Photo of the day

touchrussia:

A visitor takes a picture of the Mir space station model at the Space Center at the Gagarin State Scientific Research-and-Testing Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City. 

Russian satellites, space stations, probes and rovers. With a guest appearance by Buzz Aldrin, walking on the moon.

Russian satellites, space stations, probes and rovers. With a guest appearance by Buzz Aldrin, walking on the moon.

Charles Precourt (NASA) and Vladimir Dezhurov working in the Mir base block during shuttle mission STS-71. (1995)
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Charles Precourt (NASA) and Vladimir Dezhurov working in the Mir base block during shuttle mission STS-71. (1995)

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shapeshifting:

M I R

shapeshifting:

M I R


Chronicling the adventures of Soviet and Russian cosmonauts

(and unmanned programs too!)