Orbital Express Is Doing MUCH Better

Orbital Express Satellites Successfully Separate, Remate, DARPA

"The two Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Orbital Express spacecraft, launched March 8 in a mated configuration, yesterday successfully separated for the first time."

Boeing Orbital Express Conducts First Autonomous Spacecraft-to-Spacecraft Fluid and Component Transfer

"In its first on-orbit demonstration 300 miles above the Earth, Boeing's Orbital Express system autonomously transferred propellant fuel and a battery from one spacecraft to another, marking industry firsts for the revolutionary system."

Editor's note: Here is an update page at DARPA. Lots of cool pictures and videos.

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