Program Aims to Facilitate Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites

Washington DC (SPX) Mar 29, 2016

Hundreds of military, government and commercial satellites reside today in geosynchronous Earth orbit (GEO) some 22,000 miles (36,000 kilometers) above the Earth-a perch ideal for providing communications, meteorology and national security services, but one so remote as to preclude inspection and diagnosis of malfunctioning components, much less upgrades or repairs.

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