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City news, 23.03.2001 14:32

Mir station's last flight

Photo by B. Kavashkin, ITAR-TASS. The station has operated in the space for 15 years. The remains of the station fell into the North-Western part of their expected landing zone in South Pacific. They burned in the air before falling. Photo of the Central Flights Control headquarters during the station's sinking by B. Kavashkin, ITAR-TASS.

News source: ITAR-TASS

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