Satellite-Servicing Mission Lands Customer and Launch Agreement

Northrop Grumman SpaceLogistics Mission Extension Pod and Mission Robotic Vehicle
The Mission Robotic Vehicle uses robotics to attach Mission Extension Pods, augment propulsion and extend the lives of commercial satellites running out of fuel.
Credit: Northrop Grumman
Northrop Grumman is taking the next step in its space-servicing business, SpaceLogistics, with the sale of its first Mission Extension Pod and a launch agreement with SpaceX for a Mission Robotic Vehicle. Optus, Australia’s largest satellite owner and operator, has an agreement with Northrop’s...

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