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Rep. Derek Kilmer

DARPA Program Mired In Controversy As Orbital ATK Files Suit

Posted by Colin Clark on

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WASHINGTON: A robot satellite repair system under development by DARPA has drawn the baleful glances of half-a-dozen congressmen and a lawsuit to block it by aerospace company Orbital ATK. The technology, known as Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites, would offer enormous benefits to both the National Reconnaissance Office, operator of our spy satellites, as well as the… Keep reading →

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