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NASA Launches Nat’l Initiative to Promote On-Orbit Satellite Servicing

Satellite Servicing

NASA has launched a national initiative focused on establishing partnerships between government, industry and academia to conduct satellite servicing and spacecraft repair activities in orbit, SpaceNews reported Tuesday. NASA partnered with Made in Space to begin the construction of OSAM-2, which is intended to build a solar array in orbit.

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DARPA Looks at New Potential Partners for Satellite Repair Effort

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is looking to move forward with its robot-driven satellite repair program with new industry partners, Space News reported Sunday. DARPA is now evaluating new proposals following Maxar Technologies' withdrawal from the Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites program earlier this year.

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DARPA Seeks $255M in FY 2019 Space Program Funds

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s fiscal year 2019 budget request includes $254.7 million to fund various space programs such as an experimental space plane, a launch competition and an on-orbit satellite servicing platform, Parabolic Arc reported Friday. DARPA seeks $62 million for the Experimental Spaceplane One program to fund Boeing‘s ongoing efforts to …

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