Re: SPACE: More Mir

Gina Miller (
Fri, 4 Jun 1999 13:41:34 -0700

NASA'a report of costs, budgets and partnership performance on the International Space Station program

Gina "Nanogirl" Miller
Nanotechnology Industries
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>Oops. Looks like they aren't even going to spend the few million they'd
>need to bring it down safely, let alone the hundreds of millions to save
>"``At present, there are no funds, not only for continuing the manned
>flight on the orbital station Mir, but also for carrying out its guided
>descent into a designated area of the ocean,'' top Russian space experts
>in charge of the Mir said in a statement Tuesday."
>Or maybe it's just a stunt to screw more money out of Western taxpayers to
>keep Mir going...
>See: c/russia_mir_2.html