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Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein. (Credit: USAF)
DARPA Launch Challenge
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SSL satellite servicing concept
SSL satellite servicing concept
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Boeing Phamtom Express XS-1
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Bradford Tousley, director of the tactical technology office at DARPA, discusses satellite servicing at a Washington Space Business Roundtable lunch May 9, 2017. Credit: SpaceNews
SSL satellite servicing concept
Malin Space Science Systems - well known for their cameras on NASA's Mars exploration missions - will now provide a camera for a DARPA-funded satellite servicing mission. Credit: Malin Space Science Systems/NASA/JPL
RSGS GEO Robotic Servicing Vehicle (RSV) Credit: DARPA/SSL
DARPA's  Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites (RSGS) program, which will demonstrate servicing technologies in GEO, features a payload developed by the U.S Naval Research Laboratory. Here, RSGS's Front-end Robotics Enabling Near-term Demonstration, or FREND, flight prototype robotic arm performs fully autonomous grapple testing. Credit: NRL

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