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CEV approaching the ISS

In this speculative illustration, a manned Crew Exploration Vehicle (CEV) approaches the International Space Station (ISS) at an altitude of 250 miles.

This CEV is 33 feet long with a maximum diameter of 20 feet while the solar voltaic panels have a maximum spread of a little over 60 feet. The ISS is about 360 feet by 240 feet, or slightly larger than a football field. 

Earth image courtesy of the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, NASA Johnson Space Center

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