"Will, LIDAR is pinging at fifteen meters."
"Got it. Flush RCS, and open the mates."
I flipped two switches and turned a knob. I heard three small thumps followed by one loud one.
"RCS is flushed and the mates are open. LIDAR at ten meters."
"Copy. Lights on please."
"Lights coming on."
I pushed a button on the console, and looked at the MFD showing our progress....