NEWS & EVENTS

NEWS & EVENTS2020-06-10T17:27:07+09:00

Turning science fiction into reality: MEV servicing mission to extend the lifespan of satellites

2020. 04 The "Mission-Extension Vehicle" (MEV for short) of the US tech company Northrop Grumman has been successfully deployed in space with the latest optical technology from Jena on-board. A new docking sensor system from Jena-Optronik GmbH is on its maiden flight as part of the world's first commercial on-orbit servicing mission in geostationary orbit. MEV heralds the beginning of a new space age. For the very first time, it is possible for satellites to independently approach and dock on [...]