HOUSTON – NASA ground control teams working with a mock satellite bus positioned outside the International Space Station have completed a five-day round of hardware staging and technology demonstrations that one day could robotically refurbish satellites as distant as geosynchronous orbit. The activities, orchestrated by the Goddard Space Flight Center’s Satellite Servicing Capabilities Office, were focused on the Robotic Refueling Module (RRM), a satellite mockup positioned by ...

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