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Orbital Express completes first autonomous free flight and capture

Submit on Friday, May 11th, 2007 06:30

The Boeing Orbital Express system has completed another industry first by successfully performing a fully autonomous free-flight rendezvous and capture operation. The demonstration of the two-spacecraft system is part of an ongoing Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) mission to validate on-orbit servicing capabilities.

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