Startups Selling Services, Tech Far Beyond Satellites And Rockets

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In 2011, Christopher Richins, vice president of business development for what was to become the asteroid-mining company Planetary Resources, had a problem. The company, then known as Arkyd Astronautics, needed to find a way for a prototype telescope in low Earth orbit (LEO) to communicate vast...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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