How did Mir bring about international cooperation in space?

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Over the course of the Shuttle-Mir program, eleven shuttle missions were flown to Mir, and seven U.S. astronauts spent a total of twenty-eight months on the station, starting in March 1995. Astronauts from many other nations also visited Mir, laying the groundwork for true international cooperation in space.


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