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Mir is the Russian word for village world and peace In fact that is what the Russians are trying to establish a village in space Mir is the Russian space programs efforts to maintain people for a long duration of time in space Mir has completed over 81350 trips around the Earth It has been up in space for fourteen years Cosmonauts and astronauts from many nations have lived on the station and performed experiments of historical significance The first element of the Mir station The Mir Core was launched on February 20 1986 Mir was the soviets 3rd generation space sation Although an old station new parts are constantly added and fixed Mir is basically Russias tinker toy in space The station currently consists of seven modules Mir Core 1986 - The Mir core module was the first part of Mir it was launched in February 1986 Originally a space station itself it is now the core hence the name Mir core of the much larger Mir complex The module contains living quarters a control center and power and life support equipment The living quarters include a galley small individual crew quarters and bathroomshower facilities Kvant 1987 - This module contains equipment for observations of galaxies neutron stars quasars and other astrophysical phenomena at x-ray and other wavelengths of light The module also has life support equipment for the station Part of the module is a pressurized area for working and living while the rest is not pressurized space for equipment This was the first addition to the Mir Kvant-2 1989 - Kvant-2 includes scientific equipment life support equipment and an EVA airlock The Kvant-2 is basically used for biological research and Earth observation experiments Kristall 1990 - This module contains experiment space inside for biological and materials for scientific experiments It also hosts solar panels used to generate power for Mir Spektr 1995 - The Spektr module was designed
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