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International Effort Brings an Open Standard For Docking In Space

October 19th, 2010 10:56 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

FTL writes “Engineers from the US, Russia, Japan, Canada and Europe have come together to publish an International Docking Standard for spaceships. Currently the space station has three different types of incompatible docking ports, and the Chinese are developing their own. Standardizing on one type would permit interoperability and facilitate emergency rescues.”

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