The miniaturization and commercial proliferation of cheap, high-fidelity electronics—everything from computers to cameras and GPS receivers—are revolutionizing the satellite industry, but a few components remain unique to space operations, including propulsion.  “There are no iPhones with little micro-rockets on them and probably there never will be,” says Brad King, a Michigan Technological University aerospace engineering professor and founder of Orbion Space ...


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