Small launch vehicles
For the past 14 years, Cal Poly has been hosting the CubeSat Developers Workshop in San Luis Obispo, CA. Whether you’re an expert or fairly new to the world of CubeSats and SmallSats, our conference offers something for everyone. This annual eve…
In its quest for cutting edge commercial solutions to military problems, the U.S. Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx) is not ignoring the talents of traditional government contractors.
DARPA announced a prize competition April 18 to demonstrate the ability to rapidly launch small satellites, a competition whose regulatory challenges may tower over its technical ones.
Companies that are developing small launch vehicles or who provide rideshare launch services say they expect new Chinese launch vehicles to drive down launch prices, raising concerns among some of unfair competition.
At last count, at least 35 small launch vehicles were in development. Some of them may actually fly. Will that wave of activity continue to swell this year, or will it break and crash?