A version of this article appears in the June 16 edition of Aviation Week & Space Technology. Boulder, Colo.—A lightweight, low-cost technology advanced by a Defense Advanced Research Agency (Darpa) project now nearing fruition could enable a wide range of space-telescope applications, including 20-meter imagers able to look at and away from Earth, and laser communications links to boost the bandwidth on data received from probes orbiting deep-space targets such as the ...
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