March 1995 and May 1998, NASA and Russian scientists conducted experiments
in the Russian Space Station Mir, our science laboratory in space. Shuttle-Mir
scientists sought to answer vital questions about how humans, animals
and plants function in space, how our solar system originated and developed,
how we can build better technology in space, and how we can build future
This portion of the History of Shuttle-Mir Website will provide you with the details of how science was conducted aboard the Shuttle and the Mir, how it benefits you, and how the science results will be used to build tomorrow's space stations.
Human Life Sciences
ISS Risk Mitigation
Life Support Risk Mitigation
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