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Satellite Refueling Demo Completed On ISS

2013 Jan 26

Here's a good summary of the third of several planned phases of NASA's Robotic Refueling Mission (RRM) demonstrations onboard the International Space Station, as reported by Pete Harding at NASASpaceflight.com:

http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2013/01/dextre-rrm-satellite-refuelling-demo/

This phase completed a major milestone of showing that robotics-based satellite refueling can be done on a satellite not designed for such operations.

See the 2012 March 16 Ecliptic news release for context on Ecliptic's role in this ambitious effort.

 

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