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Space commemorative cover
or Space Cover.
Cosmodrom : USA
Date of Cancellation: Jan. 14, 1997
Kind of Event : Docking
Launch pad : USA Houston (TX)
Mission type : Life in space, and long durations
ou?/where?: au sol - ground
autographe?: non - none
Description : Silk cachet. Docking occurred at 22:55 EST, 14 January, followed by hatch opening at 00:57 January 15. Linenger officially traded places at 04:45 with Blaha who spent 118 days on the station and 128 days total on-orbit. During five days of mated operations, crews transferred nearly 6,000 pounds (2,722 kilograms) of logistics to Mir, including around 725 kilograms (1,598 lb) of water; around 516 kilograms (1,138 lb) of U.S. science equipment; and 1,001 kilograms (2,207 lb) of Russian logistical equipment. About 1,100 kilograms (2,400 lb) of materials returned with Atlantis from Mir.
Houston special post stamp.
This will be featured in a future Space Revue.
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Space Event :
STS 81 (ATLANTIS) · MIR EXPEDITION 22 · SHUTTLE / MIR PROGRAM