Israel Aerospace Industries Inks Partnership to Build Space Janitor
The company partnered with Effective Space, a company developing a servicing space vehicle intended to provide maintenance, monitoring, delivery, and positioning services to satellites
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The partnership will see IAI invest in Effective Space, pending regulatory agreement, and will see the two collaborate on the development of the Space Drone crafts, with IAI in charge of the manufacturing. The companies did not disclose the financial details of the deal.
IAI announced several collaborations in recent months, including with Croatian vehicle and robotic systems manufacturer DOK-ING d.o.o. for autonomous robots for high-risk environments, and with U.S. aerospace company Sierra Nevada Corporation for the development of a new tactical vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) unmanned aircraft for the U.S. market.IAI previously built several of the AMOS satellites launched by Israeli satellite operator Space Communication Ltd., also known as Spacecom.