by Clara Moskowitz, SPACE.com Assistant Managing Editor
Date: 16 November 2012 Time: 05:16 PM ET
| ViviSat's Mission Extension Vehicle (MEV) will help satellite operators extend the lives of satellites in their fleet. |
The company, called ViviSat, is planning to launch a fleet of specially built spacecraft that will be able to attach to other vehicles in Earth orbit that need a pick-me-up.
"We call them Mission Extension Vehicles," ViviSat chief operating officer Bryan McGuirk said Nov. 15 at the 2012 Satellite and Conference and Expo here. "Our job will be to dock with commercial satellites to extend their lives."
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