Northrop Grumman provides life extension services to satellite operators in geosynchronous orbit. The Mission Extension Vehicle (MEV) is the industy's first on-orbit satellite servicing vehicle.
Service - Mission Extension Vehicle (MEV)
- In-Space Transportation
- On-Orbit Servicing
- In-Space Satellite Servicing
- 1) Active
- First launch
In February 2020, Mission Extension Vehicle successfully docked with Intelsat 901, marking the first time two commercial satellites have docked and the first time that mission-extension services will be offered to a satellite in the GEO orbit.
Orbital Science Corporation of Dulles, Virginia, a wholly owned subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Space, has been awarded $187 million to design the habitation and logistics outpost (HALO) for the Gateway, which is part of NASA’s Artemis program and will help the agency build a sustainable presence at the Moon. This award funds HALO’s design through its preliminary design review, expected by the end of 2020.