ministries are to guarantee the safe closing of the "Mir" station

Russian government is expected to approve a resolution concerning the Mir Space Station final operation stage at the upcoming Thursday sitting, Russian Aerospace Agency director Yuri Koptyev asserted WednesdayAccording to Koptev Mir orbiting station has been operating for nearly fourteen yers. In compliance with the draft resolution the foreign ministry, the ministry for emergency situation, the defense ministry are to prepare documentation and to guarantee the safe closing of the station. Under international regulations, Russia is obliged to guarantee safe removal of its space station from the orbit, Ria-Novosti reports. “To put it plainly we must guarantee the station would not fall and injure anybody,” said Koptev