June 2, 2011
Astronauts Linda M. Godwin and Ronald M. Sega (left), mission specialists, pose for their final in-space photo with cosmonaut Yury I. Onufrienko, Mir-21 mission commander. The Space Shuttle Atlantis was within hours of its separation from its link with Russia's Mir Space Station. Onufrienko's crew has grown by one member, as the STS-76 crew leaves Shannon W. Lucid onboard Mir for the first leg of an almost-five-month stay.
Topics: Mir, Manned spacecraft, Spaceflight, Yury Onufriyenko, Ronald M. Sega, Linda M. Godwin, STS-76, Shuttle–Mir Program, Shannon Lucid, Space Shuttle Atlantis, Edwards Air Force Base, Yury I. Onufrienko