Tag Archives: Joe Anderson

NOAA’s Tahara Dawkins: Satellite Servicing Industry Needs Govt Support

Tahara Dawkins, director of the commercial remote sensing regulatory affairs office at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, has said she believes government regulators should help in-orbit satellite servicing systems reach commercial viability, C4ISRNET reported Friday. “If we restrict this industry to a place where they’re not commercially viable, then this …

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Orbital ATK Subsidiary Gets Preliminary FCC Approval for In-Orbit Satellite Servicing Mission

Orbital ATK‘s Space Logistics subsidiary has obtained initial approval from the Federal Communications Commission to conduct in-orbit servicing on an Intelsat satellite, SpaceNews reported Tuesday. FCC authorized Space Logistics’ Mission Extension Vehicle-1 spacecraft to perform rendezvous, proximity operations, and docking with the Intelsat-901 satellite in a graveyard orbit, the report said. Joe Anderson, …

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