" This is R 0 M I R Got you loud and clear. Hello there; How are you doing today ? Welcome aboard Mir ! " (25K Wav)
Hear the contact for your self (Click on name to hear question and answer)
|Douglas KC2CJT - calling Mir (63k)||Douglas - Welcome to crew of MIR (96K)||Seth - time to assemble Mir (99k)||Jenny - the cost of manned spaceflight (141K)||Sara - difficulty of training (160K)||Doug - recreation (159K)||Alexis - eating in space (128K)|
|Matt - effects on digestion (132K)||Lost Contact - recovery (81K)||Siobhan - mission duration (96K)||Jessie - sleep (139K)||Amanda -antigen test (160K)||Goodbye ! (162K)||Congrats from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center(105K)|
See Mission Control at Land O'Pines Click on image to see similar pictures in larger format or VIDEO !
Thanks a million !!
|Video of final transmission.(1.7M)||Sweet Success !! Celebration from the crew||
Watch this space !
Watch this space !
Our Handout to visitors to Mission Control.
Pre Contact Press Release.
Andy Thomas was the last US astronaut to stay on MIR.
Andy traveled to Mir onboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour in January, click on the picture for an enlargement.
Watch a video of Discovery returning Andy Thomas to Earth (6/12/98) Courtesy CNN / NASA
The Mir Space Station ... follow this link to get details of the Russian space station MIR.
Mir is operated by the Russian Space Agency.
Click Here ... to see Land O'Pines School from space.
NASA educational resources ... Teachers (but also others) may like to follow this link for ideas and resources to encourage learning about space and technology.
Several amateur radio operators from the central New Jersey area provided the technical and radio support for this contact. If you have comments or questions, please feel free to send electronic mail to Douglas Cochran (KC2CJT)
Last Updated ... 11/5/98