February 20, 1986: Launch of Mir Space Station

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February 20, 1986: MIR Space Station launched

1986 – The first piece of the Mir Space Station is launched. With 6 docking ports and labs for research, the Space Station was expected to push us into the stars. The term “Mir” is Russian for “Peace”.

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