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|Mir Space Station Mission has ended with Mir falling to Earth at 8:59 this morning with the speed of 1000 km/h (45° angle).
Since 1986 it was orbiting our planet, at about 200 kilometers high (188-219),
but it fell apart today at 8:52 when it hit 100km dense atmosphere, after docked Progress made deorbiting impulse (8:31)
finally landing in South Pacific (40°S-160°W)
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