Research & Technology

The Research & Technology (RT) focus area maintains awareness of ongoing research and technology efforts either directly involved in ISAM, or which offer potential for leveraging partnerships in support of the ISAM National Strategy.  This includes basic research and applied technology development in technologies such as rendezvous and proximity operations, space robotics and end effectors, grapple mechanisms, refueling interfaces, servicer and client design that facilitates servicing, onboard autonomy / decision making, etc.