The Italian Air Force has signed agreements with industry and academia to explore the potential of launching small satellites from Italian combat aircraft. A framework agreement, signed in Rome on Sept. 17, initiates a feasibility study and cost analysis and calls for work from universities, research houses, industry and the military to share knowledge and enable the development of a launcher at a national level, Italy’s National Research Council (CNR) announced. The next steps could ...

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