Technologies Promise Better Satellites—Smaller, Cheaper and Faster

Credit: Boeing
A technology transition is beginning in the satellite market, with additive manufacturing, electric propulsion, software reconfigurability, laser communications and disaggregated platforms among advances being rolled out. The goals of these developments are reducing satellite and launch costs...
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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