New International Standard For Spacecraft Docking

Paris, France (ESA) Oct 21, 2010 ![][1] Partners in the International Space Station programme have agreed on a new standard for docking systems, which will be capable also of implementing berthing. The agreement allows a range of compatible, but not necessarily identical, mechanisms for spacecraft docking. A first agreed version of the Interface Definition Document will be released on 25 October. The International Docking System

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