Italy Exploring Horizontal Launch For Satellites

Credit: Typhoon: Chris Lofting
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...

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