An Unusual Move For SpaceX / Virgin Orbit Investments / Intelsat Creditor Settlements – SatNews

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is scheduled to launch 52 of its Starlink craft into circular orbits today (December 17th). This is an unusual move from Musk’s team — this launch is designed to fill gaps in the constellation’s existing coverage. The launch will take place from SpaceX’s facility at the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California … Read more

Northrop Grumman Successfully Docks Second Mission Extension Vehicle with Operational Intelsat Satellite

An image of the IS-10-02 satellite taken by the MEV-2 vehicle as it was approaching for docking in April 2021. Photo: Northrop Grumman Northrop Grumman and its SpaceLogistics LLC subsidiary hit another milestone in the work to commercialize in-orbit satellite servicing on Monday, as the second Mission Extension Vehicle (MEV-2) successfully docked with Intelsat 10-02 … Read more

Northrop Grumman and Intelsat Make History with Docking of Second Mission Extension Vehicle to Extend Life of Satellite

Northrop Grumman and Intelsat Make History with Docking of Second Mission Extension Vehicle to Extend Life of Satellite Press Release From: Northrop Grumman Corporation Posted: Monday, April 12, 2021 Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, SpaceLogistics LLC, have successfully completed the docking of the Mission Extension Vehicle-2 (MEV-2) to the Intelsat … Read more