NASA Administrator Bolden visits ATK Space Systems Division
Released on May 30, 2014
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Goddard Space Flight Center Director Christopher Scolese got a first hand look at work being done at ATK Space Systems Division in Beltsville, Maryland during a visit on May 28, 2014. Their tour included a visit to ATK’s Robotic Rendezvous and Proximity Operations (RPO) Lab where they saw a demonstration of how robotic technology may be used to extend the life of satellites. Bolden and Scolese also had an opportunity to see space tools used by astronauts during service calls to the Hubble Space Telescope as well as hear about new tools being developed for astronauts on the International Space Station.