York Space Systems plans to do for satellites what Ford did for the Model T. The Denver-based startup plans to mass-produce satellite buses, thereby drastically reducing their price and enabling the collection of all kinds of data from space. “One-half of the cost of the satellite is the bus, and this bus will be about one-quarter of the price of what satellite operators are currently paying,” says Chuck Beames, executive chairman of York Space Systems.   The rapid advance ...

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