Tag Archives: GEO

DARPA Reviews Satellite Servicing Robot Design

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has concluded a preliminary design review of a satellite servicing system being developed in collaboration with Maxar Technologies’ SSL subsidiary. DARPA said Friday results of the assessment showed that the Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites payload could operate for several years and repair at …

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DARPA, Space Systems Loral Reach Draft Partnership Agreement on On-Orbit Robotic Servicer R&D

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and Space Systems Loral have drafted a partnership agreement to develop technologies that would facilitate autonomous repair and maintenance of satellites in geosynchronous orbit. Both parties aim to jointly fund and perform technology development efforts under the Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites program as part of the agreement, DARPA said Thursday. The RSGS …

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DARPA Eyes Public-Private Partnership for Robotic Space Servicing Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is looking at potential public-private partnerships to advance the Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites program, which pushes to enable robotic support for geosynchronous Earth orbit satellites within five years. DARPA said Friday RSGS looks to create a commercially owned and operated robotic servicing vehicle with an agency-built toolkit to …

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