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First Run of Robotic Refueling Mission Demos Complete

2013 May 10

The first wave of robotics-based demonstrations of satellite refueling and servicing techniques conducted onboard the ISS by a NASA-led team has ended successfully.  Various demos of ever-increasing difficulty started 14 months ago.

See an excellent summary here:

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/news/rrm_practice.html

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

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