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The docking module on the Soviet/Russian Mir space station had 6 ports, and used the Lyappa arm to move docked modules from the end port to the side ports.

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On Mir, did they ever move a Soyuz at the front end, to a side docking port using Lyappa?

On Mir, the docking module was at the front end of the station. It technically had 6 ports (one was used to connect to Mir itself, so 5 exposed). In general the docking node had one active port ...