STS-79 launched on September 16, 1996, with crew member John Blaha. He
replaced astronaut Shannon Lucid, to continue the American presence on
Mir and joined the Mir-22 crew of Valeri Korzun and Alexander Kaleri.
Blaha returned to Earth with STS-81, on January 22, 1997, after 128 days
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