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Parsons assembling small satellite to fly on Atlas 5 in upcoming AEHF-6 mission


Parsons assembling small satellite to fly on Atlas 5 in upcoming AEHF-6 mission A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket scheduled to fly a $1.4 billion Advanced Extremely High Frequency military satellite next month will also carry a small spacecraft as a secondary payload. This will be the second rideshare payload assembled by Parsons under a $100 million five-year contract from the U.S. Space Force Space and Missile Systems Center. SMC last year selected the company to run a new program —called Launch Manifest Systems Integration — to allow small satellites to hitch rides as secondary payloads on national security or civil space missions.   More



(Source: SpaceNews - Feb 26)

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