Small-Satellite Launcher Head Count Climbs To 164

Astra small-satellite launch
Credit: John Kraus/Astra
DUBAI—A Northrop Grumman census is now tracking 164 small-satellite launch programs, although 46 of the projects are effectively defunct and the status of nine others is unknown. The report, presented on Oct. 28 at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) here, shows 10 vehicles in operation...

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