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Orbital ATK Features In-Orbit Satellite Servicing Tech at Industry Conference

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 15, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has participated at the Satellite 2018 conference and exhibition to showcase in-orbit satellite servicing technology that it expects to launch in 2021, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said its Mission Extension Pods and Mission Robotic Vehicle will be part of the Mission …

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SSL’s In-Orbit Servicing Spacecraft Completes NASA Design Review; Richard White Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 8, 2018 — An SSL-built spacecraft developed for NASA‘s in-orbit satellite servicing effort has completed the space agency’s mission preliminary design review that would advance the program to the Key Decision Point C phase, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 21. The Maxar Technologies business unit said Dec. 20 it collaborated with NASA Goddard Space Flight …

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Rob Zitz: Cloud, Analytics, AI to Supplement SSL Services in Gov’t Space Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 19, 2017 — Rob Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer of Space Systems Loral‘s government systems business, has said the company sees continued opportunities in the areas of in-orbit satellite servicing, small satellites and space robotics. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published Wednesday that …

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Orbital ATK Begins Assembly of Satellite Servicing Vehicle for 2018 Launch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 13, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has moved forward to the assembly of a satellite servicing vehicle after receiving delivery of payload and platform components as the company aims to launch the mission in late 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Mission Extension Vehicle-1 will work …

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Orbital ATK, NASA Test Component of Robotic Space Assembly & Servicing Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 5, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has collaborated with NASA to check the capability of a robotic platform that will work to support the assembly of space structures in the future as part of a ground demonstration at the Langley Research Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The space …

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SSL Concludes Initial Review of NASA Robotic Satellite-Servicing Spacecraft’s Design; Richard White Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 15, 2017 — Space Systems Loral has performed a preliminary design review on a robotic spacecraft that will work to support NASA‘s satellite servicing operations in low Earth orbit, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Aug. 8 it collaborated with the Goddard Space Flight Center and completed the …

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Rich White: SSL-Built Gimbal Equipment on NASA Raven to Help Mature Satellite Servicing

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 6, 2017 — SSL has provided a two-axis gimbal equipment for NASA‘s Raven technology that was launched in February to the International Space Station, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the gimbal equipment is based on its Dual Access Positioning Mechanism and is designed to direct rendezvous and proximity …

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