Rocket Lab Chief Executive Peter Beck
Elizabeth Buchen, director of the engineering economics group of SpaceWorks Engineering, said the decline in satellites is primarily due to failures of Orbital ATK’s Antares and SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launch vehicles in October 2014 and June 2015, respectively. Credit: NASA TV/SpaceNews
The full-scale mock-up of NASA's MarCO CubeSat held by Farah Alibay, a systems engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, is dwarfed by the one-half-scale model of NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter behind her. Credit: NASA/JPL
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Garrett Skrobot. Credit: NASA
Gen. John Hyten, commander of U.S. Air Force Space Command