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Last December, NASA launched a constellation of eight identical microsatellites, called the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS), to fill the gap.
The microsatellites will be capable of launching on other small satellite rockets as well.
In addition, the Dragon will carry a microsatellite that's part of the Kestrel Eye investigation, which could lower the cost of Earth imagery involved with tracking severe weather and detecting natural disasters.
The small optical satellite, built by Adcole Maryland Aerospace, is designed to test the viability of using microsatellites to supply critical information to combat commanders on the ground in near real time.
The Army has an imaging microsatellite on board for release this fall from the station.
The company’s success hinges on the expected growth in the small satellite market — and within that, an even more specialized subset of tiny spacecraft known as microsatellites.
Like fingerprints, each tree has a unique pattern of these microsatellites.
If Archinaut is as successful as Made In Space hopes, the future may be filled not with swarms of small cubesats and microsatellites as many predict, but rather with big, powerful, multipurpose satellites built entirely in space.
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