New Space and Tech

DARPA Eyes Cubesats – Lots of Them

By Keith Cowing
April 8, 2013
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Cubesats Tapped For Orbital Networks, Aviation Week

“If scientists at the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) get their way, in a few years there may be networked clusters of dozens or even hundreds of small, cheap, easily replaceable satellites working together in place of the large, expensive and difficult-to-replace birds now in orbit.”

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