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Fraser
2008-Mar-19, 10:50 PM
<Peering across 2000 km of space, the Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV), "Jules Verne", leads the orbit of the International Space Station (ISS). The ISS will now be a speck on the ATV's horizon, but only hours earlier, it completed a fly-by 30 km underneath, giving the station and space shuttle Endeavour crew a look of [...]

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