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China launches space station

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  • The Chinese use APAS [wikipedia.org]. Russian-designed for the use in Apollo-Soyuz project, reused in Buran and the Mir module to which Buran was supposed to dock, reused again in Shuttle-Mir programme (in fact, the docking port carried by Shuttle was a refurbished unit originally meant for Buran), afterwards remaining as the method for Shuttle ISS dockings (and also planned to be used by at least two upcoming capsules)

    It has few versions, but the Chinese apparently use the "current" one - so they should be compatible (c

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