Tag Archives: Space Logistics

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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NASA, Orbital ATK Enter Partnership to Build Commercial Space Robotic Assembly Infrastructure

NASA‘s Space Technology Mission Directorate has forged a public-private partnership with Orbital ATK to address the agency’s robotic and human exploration goals through the establishment of a commercial space infrastructure. Orbital ATK said Tuesday the Commercial Infrastructure for Robotic Assembly and Services project aims to update technologies for in-orbit manufacturing and assembly of …

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