Re: MIR power failure ?

From: Jonathan T Wojack (tlj18@juno.com)
Date: Thu Jan 18 2001 - 08:38:32 PST

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    > Spaceflight today at <http://spaceflightnow.com/mir/010118scrub/> is
    > reporting the cause as the gyros shut down causing the station to 
    > lost
    > attitude control.
    
    Is it known why the gyros shut down (again) ?  Would they still shut down
    like this if the station were manned?  If so, then it probably a good
    thing that we are getting rid of Mir.  Relatively short periods of power
    failure can be fatal in space.
    
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