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Restore-L Project Update
Restore-L Project Update

12.11.2017 — On Nov. 9, 2017, NASA's Restore-L project successfully completed its Mission Preliminary Design Review (MPDR). During the review, an independent Standing Review Board (SRB) comprised of subject matter experts both internal and external to NASA determined all design plans for the technology demonstration project are viable and sound.

NASA's Satellite Servicing Projects Division Hosts Academic Partnership Meeting
9.14.2017 — While summer intern season at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, has ended, academic partnerships are always in full swing.

The Robotic External Leak Locator on the end of the Dextre robot in February 2017
NASA's Robotic 'Sniffer' Confirms Space Station Leak, Repair
9.14.2017 — In recent operations on the International Space Station, robotic operators were twice able to test and confirm the ability of the Robotic External Leak Locator (RELL) to "smell" in space.

SOSC Model
NASA Tests Autopilot Sensors During Simulations
8.07.2017 — NASA's Satellite Servicing Projects Division (SSPD) team successfully completed the latest testing of three rendezvous and proximity operations sensors for the Restore-L project.
Technology Transfer Industry Day
NASA Hosts Satellite Servicing Technology Transfer Industry Day

5.11.2017 — "SSPD's first industry day was an excellent indication of the interest that exists for NASA's satellite servicing capabilities," said Preston Burch, associate division director for SSPD. "We look forward to future Industry Days and continued collaboration with U.S. companies."

King Carl
His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden visits the Robotic Operations Center

5.03.2017 — In Goddard Space Flight Center's Satellite Servicing Projects Division facilities, His Majesty operated one of the lab's robotic arms

NASA to Jumpstart Satellite Servicing Industry with Technology Transfer

4.05.2017 — NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center to host first Satellite Servicing Technology Transfer Industry Day on April 19th

RRM departs Space Station
NASA Robotic Refueling Mission Departs Station

4.03.2017 — The International Space Station serves as an orbiting test and demonstration laboratory for scientific experiments to be performed inside and outside the space station. The experiments are inherently transient with typical life cycles of about one to five years. Once their test objectives are accomplished, they are removed to make way for new experiments.

Raven Launched February 19

2.19.2017 — The Raven technology module launched to the International Space Station on February 19 as part of the tenth SpaceX commercial resupply mission.

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