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The entire Shuttle-Mir: The U.S. and Russia Share History's Highest Stage book is available on this CD-ROM. Navigation aids are available on the right side of your screen and/or on the bottom of every page that will allow you to access the Book Text Table of Contents (TOC or Book Text), a Search option, the Welcome page, the CD Supplements, a comprehensive Site Map, and other high level information at any time. On every main page and subsequent pages there will be suggested links within the text and/or at the bottom of the page. The color scheme of this CD-ROM is designed to help you navigate through the information. Text or titles in purple indicate links or information that is only available on this CD. Blue or red links or titles indicate the book text or sections.

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