Orbital maneuver during which two spacecraft arrive at the same orbit and approach to a very close distance. Rendezvous may or may not be followed by docking or berthing.

Orbital maneuver during which two spacecraft arrive at the same orbit and approach to a very close distance. Rendezvous requires a precise match of the orbital velocities and position vectors of the two spacecraft, and station-keeping. Rendezvous may or may not be followed by docking or berthing. Wikipedia article.

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