Robotic Satellite Refuel-Repair-Upgrades Will Boost Space Resilience

Credit: Space Systems Loral
Imagine a platform that is launched into geosynchronous orbit (GEO) without a payload but with the resources on board to stay on orbit for 40 years. Payloads are launched as required to plug into standard ports on the platform, providing capabilities that change over time. This is one concept being...
Graham Warwick

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

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