But unlike most real estate transactions, this transfer involves the docking mechanism that will mate and demate the shuttle from a carrier 747--part of the process of moving the irreplaceable artifact almost 300 miles from Chantilly, Va.
What does DM stand for?
DM stands for Docking Mechanism
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We have 95 other meanings of DM in our Acronym Attic
- Dispositif Médicaux (French: Medical Device)
- Distance Multiplier (NIOSH)
- Distinguished Member
- Distortion Method
- Distortion Method (band)
- Distributed Memory
- District Manager
- Dive Master
- Divisoria Mall (Philippines)
- Doc Martens (boots)
Samples in periodicals archive:
That problem prevented hooks on the Poisk side of the docking mechanism from opening.
The heavy-duty steel cart locks into place at the extraction platform using a docking mechanism.
29 but a jammed docking mechanism at the international space station and then bad weather forced delays.
Built with a special docking mechanism, the system features nine compatible racks, hooks, hangers and baskets that allow consumers to take advantage of almost every square inch of the wall for storage.