Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) and Rogue Space Systems Corporation has announced a strategic partnership to develop solutions that provide rapidly deliverable In-Orbit Service Assembly and Manufacturing (ISAM), asset inspection and Space Situational Awareness (SSA).
“Together, SAIC and Rogue bring unique skills and expertise that will support the growing demand for services in earth orbit, the cislunar domain and beyond,” said David Ray, senior vice president, Space Business Unit at SAIC.
“At SAIC, we continue to participate in the growing global space market. Our mission critical support of space assets supports our national priorities and contributes to the infrastructure needed for the secure use of space.”
SAIC will provide development and integration for Rogue’s fleet of Orbots. These orbital robots will deliver ISAM services to both commercial and government entities.
“From LEO to cislunar space, we are excited to partner with SAIC as we serve the growing demand for ISAM and SSA services,” said Jeromy Grimmett, CEO of Rogue Space Systems.
“SAIC’s knowledge and expertise with U.S. government space organizations has been instrumental in helping us optimize our Orbots’ capabilities for a variety of applications. This partnership with SAIC is accelerating Rogue’s plans to seed industry-leading capabilities for ISAM services.”
As the primary space integrator for Rogue, SAIC will also help Rogue identify business development opportunities. Rogue is offering a unique portfolio of novel services for the emerging ISAM market as evidenced by several SpaceWERX Orbital Prime contract awards.
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Experts say ‘fireball’ streaking across sky in Scotland, Northern Ireland likely space junk
Washington DC (UPI) Sep 15, 2021
People in Scotland and Northern Ireland saw something unusual in the sky on Wednesday night – a fiery streak that looked like a meteor, but wasn’t.
The fireball was also seen by some skywatchers in northern England. The UK Meteor Network said about 800 people reported seeing the streaking fireball, which was visible for about 20 seconds.
If it wasn’t a meteor, what was it?
Astronomers believe it was a piece of space junk, possibly connected with SpaceX’s Starlink satellite progra … read more