SPHERES

Definition : Synchronized Position Hold Engage and Reorient Experimental Satellites
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What does SPHERES mean?

Synchronized Position Hold Engage and Reorient Experimental Satellites (SPHERES) are bowling-ball sized spherical satellites which is used inside the space station to test a set of well-defined instructions for spacecraft performing autonomous rendezvous and docking maneuvers.