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
Arianespace Chief Executive Stephane Israel gets into the holiday spirit following the successful Dec. 21 launch of an Ariane 5 carrying satellites for Embratel Star One and Sky Perfect JSAT. Credit: video still of Arianespace launch broadcast
A NASA artist's concept of the Restore-L spacecraft approaching a satellite for refueling. Credit: NASA
Echostar 19/Jupiter 2 — which reached Cape Canaveral Nov. 4 — is a Ka-band satellite that will use high-throughput spot beams to provide consumer broadband under the HughesNet brand. Credit: SSL
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An Ariane 5 rocket carrying the Boeing-built Intelsat-33 and SSL-built Intelsat-36 satellites lift off Aug. 24, 2016. Credit: Arianespace
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SSL has won a $20 million contract from DARPA to build two robotic arms that could  help repair or inspect damaged satellites. Credit: SSL.
Jupiter 1/EchoStar 17. Credit: SSL
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Azerspace-2 satellite. Credit: SSL artist's concept
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