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Swedish Satellites Perform a Space Waltz Rendezvous

An image of the Tango satellite, taken by the Mango satellite from 66 feet (20 meters) away in September 2010. Earth is in the background.
An image of the Tango satellite, taken by the Mango satellite from 66 feet (20 meters) away in September 2010. Earth is in the background. (Image credit: Swedish Space Corporation)

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Mike Wall
SPACE.COM SENIOR SPACE WRITER — Michael has been writing for Space.com since 2010. His book about the search for alien life, "Out There," was published on Nov. 13, 2018. Before becoming a science writer, Michael worked as a herpetologist and wildlife biologist. He has a Ph.D. in evolutionary biology from the University of Sydney, Australia, a bachelor's degree from the University of Arizona, and a graduate certificate in science writing from the University of California, Santa Cruz. To find out what his latest project is, you can follow Michael on Twitter.