U.S. Space Force Signs Contracts For On-Orbit Refueling Of Satellites

SpaceLogistics Mission Robotic Vehicle

SpaceLogistics’ Mission Robotic Vehicle will be first the spacecraft with a refueling valve.

Credit: SpaceLogistics
The U.S. Space Force is gearing up to launch on-orbit refueling operations of its satellites. On Oct. 26, Northrop Grumman announced that it had won a contract from the Space Force to install hydrazine refueling valves on unnamed, not-yet-launched operational satellites. The company is developing...

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