A version of this article appears in the August 4 edition of Aviation Week & Space Technology. Entrepreneurs, listen up. There is money to be made meeting a new need in the spacecraft industry. Engineering schools and their commercial spin-offs are cranking out small satellites at a record pace, but the space launch industry is not keeping up with the hardware necessary to lift them to space. One big advantage of cubesats and other microsatellites is their ability to cut launch costs by ...

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