HOUSTON — Developers report a favorable conclusion to the first phase of the long-running Robotic Refueling Mission (RRM) under way outside the International Space Station, the joint NASA/Canadian Space Agency initiative intended to demonstrate technologies to extend the operations of aging satellites. The $22.6 million, three-year RRM, a three-dimensional task board the size of a washing machine with a toolkit developed by Goddard Space Flight Center, was launched in July 2011 aboard ...
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