Saturday, March 04, 2017

US Satellite Maker Argues for Lifting Restrictions


Spaceflight Industries, a US-based small satellite manufacturer, is urging the US govt to end its restriction against Indian rockets, so that small satellite makers can put their products into orbit using Indian launch vehicles:

https://www.spaceintelreport.com/spaceflight-ends-its-silence-asks-us-government-to-permit-smallsat-use-of-indian-rockets

Their argument is that US launchers are overbooked, and that not enough launch capacity is available to meet the needs of US customers.

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