Maxar planned to build and commercialize DARPA's RSGS servicer, which would have helped jumpstart the satellite servicing industry. Credit: DARPA.
DARPA's  Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites (RSGS) program, features a payload developed by the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory.  Credit: NRL
An Orbital ATK Mission Extension Vehicle docks with a satellite to take over pointing and station keeping. Credit: Orbital ATK
Stephen Spengler Intelsat CEO
Intelsat-33e Intelsat Epic
SSL satellite servicing concept
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
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
March 15, 2011: David W. Thompson, Chairman & CEO of Orbital Sciences Corporation is part of the speakers panel during the 30th Annual SATELLITE 2011 International Conference and Exhibit . Photo by Johnny Bivera.  Photo by Johnny Bivera