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Tiny Satellites Pose a Swarm of Opportunities — And Threats


Tiny Satellites Pose a Swarm of Opportunities — And Threats Spaceflight favors big rockets and small technology — but when technology gets small enough, it may act very differently from traditional satellites and spacecraft. And that tipping point may not be all that far away, with engineers having already flown tiny satellites that stretch just 1.3 inches (3.5 centimeters) across. With these tiny satellites come the potential opportunity to produce hordes of them, turning one large device into a host of smaller, cheaper ones.   More



(Source: Space.com - Dec 7)

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