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The Dangerous Downside to DARPA’s New Repair Satellite


The Dangerous Downside to DARPA’s New Repair Satellite The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Pentagon's science wing, is developing a new type of satellite that can repair, refuel, and upgrade other satellites in high orbit. The Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites initiative could help extend the lives of expensive communications and surveillance spacecraft, thus reducing the need for replacement craft and also cutting down on the number of dead satellites cluttering up the space around Earth. Advertisement   More



(Source: Motherboard - Jan 9)

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