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MIR DUMPING ONCE AGAIN POSTPONED
MOSCOW, The earliest date of Mir's dumping is March 6, but the most likely dates are between March 13 and March 18 or possibly later. The station is currently circling about 257 kilometers above the Earth, and the speed of its descent depends on solar activity that expands the atmosphere and creates friction between Mir and thin gasses high above Earth. The Mir space station will most likely be brought...
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