Docking Port
The docking port juts out from the ISS

This is a close-up view of a docking port on the International Space Station. Image Credit: NASA

      an area where one space vehicle joins with another



Sentences:
The space station and shuttle have docking ports so they can connect to each other.

Astronauts practice joining the docking ports by using a tool that works like a video game.



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