Orbital Services Corporation
Orbital Services Corporation LLC (OSCorp) is an Active Debris Remediation (ADR) Company that leverages dual-use state-of-the-art Guidance Navigation and Control (GNC) technologies and space robotics capabilities, enabling complex, dynamic on-orbit Rendezvous and Proximity Operations and Capture (RPOC) of non-cooperative spacecraft so that we can safeguard the US government and commercial space assets, augment the warfighter’s deterrence capabilities against orbital threats, and build a sustainable in-space economy.
Our mission is to ensure a secure space domain through Active Debris Remediation (ADR) of hazardous spacecraft and Resident Space Objects (RSO) to protect US government and commercial space assets, and the services they provide, from denial, disruption, destruction, or degradation while building a circular in-space economy and enabling a wide range of the In-orbit Servicing Assembly and Manufacturing (ISAM) value chain.
At OSCorp, we are developing Robust and Autonomous Relative Navigation platforms for Safe Approach Inspection and Capture of Non-Cooperative Spacecraft (RENAISSANCE) using safe and fuel-efficient maneuvers. This enables complex proximity operations not previously feasible or viable. Combining our algorithms with space-qualified robotic arms, adaptive sensing capabilities, and grappling hardware components, we are testing novel inspection, docking, and grappling optimization techniques by modeling uncertainty, non-linear dynamics, and time-varying constraints.
OScorp at the catalyst Accelerator's government Business Bootcamp
Orbital Services Corporation LLC (OSCorp) was selected to participate in the Catalyst Accelerator’s Government Business Boot Camp, which took place at Catalyst Campus for Technology and Innovation (CCTI) in Colorado Springs from June 13-23, 2022. Initiated by the United States Space Force (USSF) as a collaboration between Hyperspace Challenge, and Catalyst Accelerator, along with the National Security Innovation Network (NSIN) and Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), the bootcamp effectively engaged six small businesses with the US Government, particularly the DoD, to accelerate dual-use technologies and increase warfighter effectiveness. AFRL and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) sponsored the Catalyst program through the SBA’s Growth Accelerator Fund Competition grant, assisting OSCorp with the lodging costs. Read more here.