Oct 8 - 11

Satellite Innovation 2018

Mountain View, CA – Organized by Satnews
Nov 1

Spacecraft separation sequencers (launched on Falcon 9 payload module)

Spaceflight SSO-A (earliest launch date)
Nov 17


Northrop Grumman CRS mission #10 (NG-10, on Antares 230) (approx. date)
Feb 15

3U CubeSat integrated with Prox 1 (launched on Falcon Heavy / STP-2 mission)

LightSail-2 solar sailing demo (approx. date)


Satellite Refueling Demo Completed On ISS

2013 Jan 26

Here's a good summary of the third of several planned phases of NASA's Robotic Refueling Mission (RRM) demonstrations onboard the International Space Station, as reported by Pete Harding at

This phase completed a major milestone of showing that robotics-based satellite refueling can be done on a satellite not designed for such operations.

See the 2012 March 16 Ecliptic news release for context on Ecliptic's role in this ambitious effort.


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