links to other modules at the bottom of the text

Mir was a space station that operated in low Earth orbit from 1986 to 2001, operated by the Soviet Union and later by Russia. Mir was the first modular space station and was assembled in orbit from 1986 to 1996.

It had a greater mass than any previous spacecraft. At the time it was the largest artificial satellite in orbit, succeeded by the International Space Station (ISS) after Mir's orbit decayed. The station served as a microgravity research laboratory in which crews conducted experiments in biology, human biology, physics, astronomy, meteorology, and spacecraft systems with a goal of developing technologies required for permanent occupation of space.
The orbital assembly of Mir began on 19 February 1986 with the launch of the Proton-K rocket. Four of the six modules which were later added (Kvant-2 in 1989, Kristall in 1990, Spektr in 1995 and Priroda in 1996) followed the same sequence to be added to the main Mir complex.

Firstly, the module would be launched independently on its own Proton-K and chase the station automatically. It would then dock to the forward docking port on the core module's docking node, then extend its Lyappa arm to mate with a fixture on the node's exterior. The arm would then lift the module away from the forward docking port and rotate it on to the radial port where it was to mate, before lowering it to dock. The node was equipped with only two Konus drogues, which were required for dockings. This meant that, prior to the arrival of each new module, the node would have to be depressurised to allow spacewalking cosmonauts to manually relocate the drogue to the next port to be occupied.

The other two expansion modules, Kvant-1 in 1987 and the docking module in 1995, followed different procedures. Kvant-1, having, unlike the four modules mentioned above, no engines of its own, was launched attached to a tug based on the TKS spacecraft which delivered the module to the aft end of the core module instead of the docking node. Once hard docking had been achieved, the tug undocked and deorbited itself. The docking module, meanwhile, was launched aboard Space Shuttle Atlantis during STS-74 and mated to the orbiter's Orbiter Docking System. Atlantis then docked, via the module, to Kristall, then left the module behind when it undocked later in the mission.

Various other external components, including three truss structures, several experiments and other unpressurised elements were also mounted to the exterior of the station by cosmonauts conducting a total of eighty spacewalks over the course of the station's history.

Modules and spacecrafts

Core module(Salyut-8)(this craft)


Kvant-1


Kvant-2


Kvant-3(Kristall)
It have two APAS, so you can dock only crafts with APAS/IDA to it. Move its solar panels to Kvant-1 after docking


Spektr
It have telescope. Use Slider 4 for it


Priroda
move it's solar panel to core module


Docking module with Space shuttle Atlantis


Buran with APAS


Soyuz with APAS

Enjoy!

New module replica

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GENERAL INFO

  • Successors 1 craft(s)
  • Created On: Android
  • Game Version: 0.9.802.0
  • Price: $56,505k
  • Number of Parts: 788
  • Dimensions: 61 m x 20 m x 20 m

PERFORMANCE

  • Total Delta V: 3.3km/s
  • Total Thrust: 14.6MN
  • Engines: 65
  • Wet Mass: 2.47E+6kg
  • Dry Mass: 1.06E+6kg

STAGES

Stage Engines Delta V Thrust Burn Mass
1 6 357m/s 9.8MN 85s 2.47E+6kg
3 4 616m/s 2.4MN 2.1m 5.42E+5kg
6 5 1.0km/s 732kN 1.9m 94,709kg
7 0 0m/s 0N 0s 57,634kg
8 2 1.3km/s 50kN 19.2m 57,634kg

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    0 Afaa

    @KirRu 有人知道太阳能板怎么移动吗?

    4 months ago
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    100 JimmyNES

    @KirRu it seems quite difficult though

    +1 1.1 years ago
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    426 KAIST

    @KirRu Thank you for letting me know

    +1 1.1 years ago
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    37.8k KirRu

    @JimmyNES yes

    1.1 years ago
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    100 JimmyNES

    @KirRu means to retract the rope (connected to solar panel) and move the astronaut to dock?

    1.1 years ago
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    37.8k KirRu

    @KAIST in reality, the solar panel on "Priroda" was abandoned and replaced with batteries. The panel for the core module was delivered on Kvant-1. As you can see, I used the old version

    +1 1.1 years ago
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    426 KAIST

    It seems that Priroda's Solar Panel has been moved to Kristall
    And, I know that the 3rd Solar Panel of the Mir Core Module was launched separately by Proton-M Rocket

    1.1 years ago
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    Mmmmm Mir

    1.1 years ago
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    426 KAIST

    Moving Solar Panel is so hard

    1.1 years ago
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    @KirRu Ok

    1.1 years ago
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    37.8k KirRu

    @simpleaerospace maybe. I was drafted into the army, so it's not a fact that I will.

    Suka blyat

    1.1 years ago
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    Nice craft, can you make soyuz-R

    1.1 years ago
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    426 KAIST

    @KirRu Thanks

    1.1 years ago
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    37.8k KirRu

    @KAIST use astronaut's rope to move it. They connected to modules by small docking ports

    +2 1.1 years ago
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    1,013 percussio

    @KAIST yeah I was a about to ask the same thing.

    1.1 years ago
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    426 KAIST

    Wait, how can we move Solar Panel?

    1.1 years ago
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    37.8k KirRu

    @GalacticDissonanta Пасибки

    1.1 years ago
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    K P A C U B O

    1.1 years ago
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    37.8k KirRu

    @KAIST glad to hear it

    1.1 years ago
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    426 KAIST

    It's really great and the detail is great enough to make a 'wow' sound

    +1 1.1 years ago

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