TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2017 â A subsidiary of Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has received clearance to deploy itsÂ Mission Extension Vehicle-1 spacecraft to perform some in-orbit servicing operations on an Intelsat satellite, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday.
SpaceNews reported TuesdayÂ the Federal Communications Commission approved the first part ofÂ Space Logistics‘ request to serviceÂ Intelsat-901 in a graveyard orbit, specifically forÂ MEV-1 to rendezvous and dock with the satellite as well as conduct proximity operations.
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