Startup Orbit Fab To Launch Fuel Depot Demonstration

Orbit Fab’s Tanker-001 Tenzing fuel depot
Credit: Orbit Fab/Spaceflight
After a test run on the International Space Station (ISS), San Francisco-based startup Orbit Fab plans to launch a free-flying fuel-depot demonstration mission in June to push development of satellite-refueling and in-orbit service technologies. Partners in the project, known as Tanker 1, include...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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