Darpa Challenge Targets Responsive Launch Within Days

Darpa is offering a top prize of $10 million to launch a payload into orbit with just a few days notice, versus the years it now takes the Pentagon to develop and deploy large satellites. The Darpa Launch Challenge is aimed at putting 100-1,000-kg (220-2,200-lb.) satellites into low Earth orbit (LEO...
Graham Warwick

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

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