Tag Archives: RSGS

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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Richard White Talks SSL’s On-Orbit Satellite Servicing, Assembly Work

Richard White, president of government systems business of Maxar Technologies’ SSL subsidiary, has said he believes on-orbit satellite servicing initiatives could transform the basic principles of how industry and government use and regard satellites, the Via Satellite magazine reported in its August 2018 issue. White mentioned the company’s on-orbit assembly work through …

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SSL Aims to Advance In-Orbit Satellite Servicing Through NASA, DARPA Programs; Al Tadros Comments

Maxar Technologies’ SSL subsidiary plans to leverage its work with NASA and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to build up its in-orbit satellite servicing business, SpaceNews reported Monday. SSL works with DARPA to build a vehicle designed to repair, inspect, refuel and install payloads into satellites operating in geostationary orbit through the …

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SSL, DARPA Finalize Agreement to Develop On-Orbit Spacecraft Servicing Tech

Space Systems Loral has finalized an agreement with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop technologies that would help service and maintain spacecraft in geostationary orbit. SSL said Wednesday its team of engineers and technicians will perform work at a company facility in Palo Alto, California. DARPA and SSL unveiled a draft version of their public-private …

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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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