TORU docking system



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TORU docking system used to manually dock Progress freighters to ISS

Description Cosmonaut Alexander Y. Kaleri, Expedition 8 flight engineer, practices docking procedures with the manual TORU rendezvous system in the Zvezda Service Module on the International Space Station (ISS) in preparation for the docking of the Progress 13 on January 31. With the manual TORU mode, Kaleri can perform necessary guidance functions from Zvezda via two hand controllers in the event of a failure of the “Kurs” automated rendezvous and docking (AR&D;) of the Progress. Kaleri represents Rosaviakosmos.
Date 30 January 2004(2004-01-30)
Source http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/gallery/images/station/crew-8/html/iss008e14073.html
Author NASA
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