Satellite Industry Scrambles For New Footing

Credit: Rick Mastracchio/NASA
It would be easy to overlook a pair of small satellites that rolled off an assembly line at Airbus’ Toulouse manufacturing facility in March. For starters, they are pint-sized cousins of the flock of more than 200 satellites built by Airbus since 1961. Plus, they will never fly in space. The birds...

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