Dearth Of Dedicated Smallsat Launchers Challenges Fledgling Industry

Credit: NASA
Tensions are rising between the growing small-satellite sector in the U.S. and prospective U.S.-based smallsat launch-service providers, with the latter fearing they could be undercut by competition from low-cost rockets abroad and by the sale of repurposed ICBM motors at home. At issue is how best...

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