Authentic MIR Space Station Environmental Control Board
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MIR Space Station Control Board Panel

    This is an actual Control Console from the MIR's twin sister ship in Russia. During the MIR mission, the ship was used for cosmonaut/astronaut training and technical analysis for the Russian Space Agency.

It is a Real Piece of
Russian Space History.

This is the only control board of it's kind in the world.
The only other was the one on the MIR which burnt up upon entering the Earth's atmosphere on March 21, 2001.
It was used to control and monitor the pressure, temperature, voltage, and the the gas compounds in all parts and modules of the space station. The console has switches, gauges, push buttons and built-in digital clock.

The onboard clock provides:
Current Moscow time in
one-second increments.
Annunciation of a present time.
Elapsed time.

The clock is activated with a toggle switch while the descent model display panel is powered. 

It is one of the key panels on the MIR station and
also one of the biggest in the main control panel area.
From left to right the gauges and switches indicate:
the pressure in each module, temperature of the heat carrier,
the pressure and temperature of in cabin 1, cabin 2 and the gym. The unit also displays the voltage and provides information of the gas composition in each zone.

Here is the exact same Control Board mounted
on the MIR Space Station
in orbit above the Earth.

The first element of the
MIR was launched
on February 20, 1986.

MIR endured 15 years in orbit, 3 times its planned lifetime.
Over its lifetime, the space station hosted 125 cosmonauts and astronauts from 12 different nations. It supported 17 space expeditions, including 28 long-term crews. After more than 86,000 total orbits, Mir re-entered Earth’s atmosphere on Friday, March 23, 2001, at 9 a.m. Moscow time. The 134-ton space structure broke up over the southern Pacific Ocean.

In August, 2003 we were fortunate enough to actually acquire this authentic Space Station Control Board from the twin version of the MIR. 

The rest of the station was ultimately
disassembled in Russia and most of the pieces
were scraped after the MIR project ended in 2001.

We also have a  MIR Space Station Window Assembly
in our collection.
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Only a few pieces from the space station remain today.

Here is our
Control Panel
on display at the
Museum of Discovery & Science in
Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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