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[BBC] Unmanned space truck docks with space station

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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7328816.stm

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The unmanned vessel carries just under five tonnes of food, water, air, fuel and equipment for the orbiting platform's three astronauts.

The Automated Transfer Vehicle used its own computerised systems to make the attachment at 1445 GMT.

Ground control and the ISS crew were on alert just in case there was a problem - but it was a textbook docking.
Pretty sweet advancement
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Now only if the Russians hasn't been doing the same thing for the past 30 years...
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post #3 of 12
You mis-spelled unmanned in the title

And yea that is pretty sweet. That takes alot of calculation to be that exact so far away.
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lol, fixed the title xD
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post #5 of 12
I think this is great, now they can send stuff up at 50million g's without worrying about crushing anyones ribs lol.

Plus you don't need to carry all the life support for the astronaut, makes getting the supplies up much cheaper.
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Impressive.
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post #7 of 12
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Now only if the Russians hasn't been doing the same thing for the past 30 years...
Really I didnt realize they were doing completely unassisted things like that. And not 30yrs ago.
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Weird, I thought they would have been able to do this a while ago.
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Originally Posted by im_not_an_artard View Post
It does have a name... It says the name in the first two paragraphs of the article!
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Originally Posted by iewgnem View Post
Now only if the Russians hasn't been doing the same thing for the past 30 years...
According to the article this has never been done by anyone ev

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The automated systems that allow it to track down an object (the ISS) moving at 27,000km/h, and attach itself with an accuracy of 2cm, are beyond what other space-faring nations have at the moment - including the Russians and the US.
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