LOGAN, Utah – Growing demand to launch cubesats and other small spacecraft is driving development of a wide range of concepts that build on the original P-Pod spring-loaded dispensers developed by engineering students at California Polytechnic State University. Concepts include piggyback rides on a variety of launch vehicles, ranging from a modified U.S. Navy missile dropped from a Gulfstream IV to a ride in the adapter that links the upper stage of NASA’s heavy-lift Space Launch ...

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