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Disaggregation in Military Space Systems

Marcia S. Smith
Posted: 31-Jan-2013
Updated: 17-Aug-2014 06:56 PM
SpacePolicyOnline.com correspondent Laura Delgado reports on a January 30, 2013 meeting sponsored by the Marshall institute and TechAmerica Space Enterprise Council on "Disaggregration in an Era of Austerity: A Path Forward." Disaggregation refers to launching many small satellites with one or two (or a few) sensors instead of large, expensive satellites with many sensors.  Speakers at the meeting included Peter Marquez of Orbital Sciences Corp. and the Marshall Institute, Bill Reiner of Boeing, Josh Hartman of the Horizons Strategy Group, and Marc Berkowitz of Lockheed Martin.  Her summary was originally published on SpacePolicyOnline.com on January 30, 2013.

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