11/17 2021

Responsive satellite servicing and sustainable space launches get a boost through Astroscale, Virgin Orbit partnership

2021-11-18T16:41:52+00:00November 17th, 2021|ATI in the News|

In addition to pursuing joint activities, Virgin Orbit recently joined The Consortium for Execution of Rendezvous and Servicing Operations (CONFERS), an international industry group representing the on-orbit servicing ecosystem. Astroscale is already an active member of CONFERS, which is advancing the on-orbit servicing industry by leveraging best practices from government and industry to research, develop, and publish technical and operational standards for OOS and Rendezvous and Proximity Operations.

11/12 2021

CONFERS establishing international standards for satellite operations

2021-11-12T13:12:02+00:00November 12th, 2021|Success Stories|

The Consortium for Execution of Rendezvous and Servicing Operations (CONFERS) has been developing and publishing consensus-derived, standards for satellite operations since it was established in 2017. In honor of its four-year anniversary, we’re looking at CONFERS’ recent notable achievements.

10/19 2021

Time to get serious about commercial satellite servicing

2021-10-19T17:46:33+00:00October 19th, 2021|ATI in the News|

SpaceLogistics and Astroscale are just the beginning of a new wave of global companies that are developing, testing, and operationalising satellite servicing technologies. The Consortium for Execution of Rendezvous and Servicing Operations (CONFERS) now counts more than 50 private sector entities among its membership, hailing from Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Switzerland, and the United States (US).

6/30 2021

Top 30 Space Execs to Watch in 2021: The Aerospace Corp.’s Ron Birk

2021-07-06T12:23:06+00:00June 30th, 2021|ATI in the News|

Birk was selected to co-chair the Consortium for Execution of Rendezvous and Servicing Operations Technical Working Group to leverage best practices from government and industry for consensus standards for on-orbit servicing and rendezvous and proximity operations as a foundation for new commercial space capabilities and a future in-space economy.

1/29 2021

Industry Offering On-Orbit Satellite Servicing

2021-03-02T15:22:47+00:00January 29th, 2021|ATI in the News|

“When I first joined the satellite industry and we were thinking about refueling there were about eight satellite servicing companies that we identified,” said Jeremy Schiel, acting chair of the Consortium for Execution of Rendezvous and Servicing Operations, or CONFERS, executive committee.

11/16 2017

ATI to lead Consortium For Execution Of Rendezvous And Servicing Operations (CONFERS)

2021-07-02T16:41:56+00:00November 16th, 2017|News|

ATI has been selected by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to lead the Consortium for Execution of Rendezvous and Servicing Operations (CONFERS) program.

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