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This isn’t really a new idea

That is, the concept of servicing satellites to extend their life span isn’t new. How it is being done -

NEW YORK — A young spaceflight company is building what it hopes will be the ultimate space handyman, a combination repair droid and orbital gas station to serve ailing satellites around Earth.

The company, called ViviSat, is planning to launch a fleet of specially built spacecraft that will be able to attach to other vehicles

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