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Space-Based Infrared System GEO-1 Satellite undergoing work at Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Sunnyvale, Calif. (Photo courtesy of Lockheed Martin Space Systems)
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Rolls-Royce developed this concept for bridge operations of remote cargo vessels with Finland's VTT Technical Research Centre. Credit: Rolls-Royce
When communications satellites were included in the U.S. Munitions List, the State Department’s list of defense articles subject to extensive International Traffic and Arms Regulations (ITAR), “a lot of foreign parties were not interested in talking to American companies because of the regulatory hurdles they would have to go through,” said Fred Shaheen, Boeing’s chief council for global trade controls. Credit: SpaceNews