Shuttle-Mir Mission 3. Docked with the Mir space station 24 March 1996; Shannon Lucid was left on Mir for an extended stay. First American EVA on Mir. Payloads: SPACEHAB/Mir 03; KidSat; Shuttle Amateur Radio Experiment (SAREX) II, Configuration M; RME 1304óMir/ Environmental Effects Payload (MEEP); orbiter docking system RME 1315; Trapped Ions in Space Experiment (TRIS); Extravehicular Activity Development Flight Test (EDFT) 04.
Orbits of Earth: 145. Distance traveled: 6,115,507 km. Orbiter Liftoff Mass: 111,740 kg. Orbiter Mass at Landing: 95,396 kg. Payload to Orbit: 6,753 kg. Payload Returned: 5,469 kg. Landed at: Concrete runway 22 at Edwards Air Force Base, Cali. Touchdown miss distance: 677 m. Landing Rollout: 2,547 m. EVA: Linda M. Godwin and Michael R. "Rich" Clifford, 6 hours, 2 minutes, 28 seconds. Godwin and Clifford attached four experiments, known collectively as MEEP, onto handrails located on Mir's docking module. They also detached a television camera from the outside of the Mir docking module to return it to Earth, and evaluated a variety of new spacewalk-ing tools capable of being used on both the U.S. and Russian spacecraft. References: 4 , 6 , 7 , 276 .