On-Orbit Servicing, Assembly, and Manufacturing

Shrinking technology and lower costs have made on-orbit servicing, assembly, and manufacturing is an area of emerging technology and growth in the space domain.
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Shrinking technology and lower costs have made on-orbit servicing, assembly, and manufacturing (OSAM) an area of emerging technology and growth in the space domain. This domain includes the use of refuelers and space tugs for on-orbit maneuvering and refueling.

Several companies are competing in the trade space of these exciting missions. This issue of State of Play is a snapshot of key trends in OSAM in the U.S. and European marketplaces. 

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