I’m joined by Matt LaPointe, Technical Director at Redwire’s Deployable Space Systems, and Andrew Rush, COO of Redwire, to talk about the newest upgrade to the International Space Station: the Roll-Out Solar Arrays that are currently being deployed over the course of several spacewalks.
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- Redwire | Heritage + Innovation
- Deployable Space Systems
- ROSA Flight Demonstration Hardware Successfully Deploys On ISS - Deployable Space Systems
- New Solar Arrays to Power NASA’s International Space Station Research | NASA
- Redwire acquires Deployable Space Systems - SpaceNews
- Spacewalkers unfurl first of six new space station solar arrays – Spaceflight Now
- Redwire Space on Twitter: “Check out the new view on @Space_Station! #ICYMI: The first of our iROSA solar arrays was successfully installed on space station at 11:24am ET this morning. At 63 feet long and 20 feet wide, they'll provide a significant power boost 🔋 to the orbiting laboratory! (📸: @NASA)”
- T+131: Andrew Rush, CEO of Made in Space - Main Engine Cut Off
- Andrew Rush (@RushSpace) / Twitter
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