SSL’s Richard White Outlines Factors in On-Orbit Satellite Servicing Process


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TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 11, 2018 — Richard White, president of the government systems business at SSL, has explained that spacecraft client design, orbit and other requirements may influence the on-orbit satellite servicing process, which he said generally involves rendezvous between servicer and client, capture, servicing tasks using robotic arms then release, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday.

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Geospatial World reported Thursday that the servicing of on-orbit satellites has helped transform the space industry by enabling the development of new infrastructure and extending the life of expensive and critical spacecraft.

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