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[b]SpaceX commands Dragon to retreat from station[/b]
SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft, which was on its way to a hold point of just 98 feet (30 meters) from the International Space Station (ISS), has been commanded to retreat from the orbiting complex and is now holding at a distance of about 230 feet (70 meters).
Flight controllers at SpaceX's Hawthorne, California, control center reviewed the data received from the capsule's laser ranging system and found that one of the two LIDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) systems had locked onto stray reflections from the station's Japanese Experiment Module.
Flight controllers are working to narrow the Dragon's field of view to allow the spacecraft to continue on its approach.
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