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DARPA AND NASA TEAM UP TO DESIGN REFUELING SATELLITES

DARPA AND NASA TEAM UP TO DESIGN REFUELING SATELLITES The Department of Defense’s research and development arm is teaming up with NASA to create a new generation of satellites whose job will be to maintain existing ones. The new satellites, called “service stations in orbit” by The Washington Post, could extend the lives of billion-dollar satellites and fix minor maintenance issues, problems that are currently not possible. Such “service stations” however could also interfere with the satellites of adversaries.   More



(Source: Popular Mechanics - Dec 28)

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