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Cruise shuttle docking with the ISS--No. 1

A reusable space tourism "cruise" shuttle prepares to dock with the International Space Station (ISS).

Visible elements of the ISS include a pressurized mating adapter (PMA), an international docking adapter (IDA), several manned modules, and a solar array wing (SAW).

This shuttle is 75 feet long by 55 feet wide.

Earth image courtesy of the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, NASA Johnson Space Center


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