European freighter docks with space station

Toulouse, France (AFP) Feb 24, 2011 A robot freighter laden with seven tonnes of supplies docked flawlessly on Thursday with the International Space Station (ISS), its European controllers said here. The Johannes Kepler teamed up with the ISS at 1708 GMT after an eight-day orbital flight covering some four million kilometres (2.5 million miles), live coverage of the operation showed. After the control room burst into appla


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