U.S. space shuttle docks with Russian space station

U.S. space shuttle docks with Russian space station
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ON THIS DAY


On this day in 1995, the American space shuttle Atlantis docks with the Russian space station Mir to form the largest man-made satellite ever to orbit the Earth. – History

Cover Photo: Space Shuttle Atlantis – A view of the new Mir Docking Module, positioned in Atlantis ‘s payload bay on STS-74, ready to be docked to the Space Station.