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General Atomics' small satellite platform. Credit: General Atomics
The Amazon River basin and its tributaries are clearly visible in this imagery from the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System. Credit: Clara Chew, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Max Polyakov
Cloud Constellation SpaceBelt
Cubesat NASA ISS
Robotic arm moving small satellite
The silver ring depicted in the Spaceflight illustration above is an ESPA ring developed by Moog under a U.S. Air Force contract. The black ring is called Hub and was manufactured by Airbus Defence and Space. It is similar to the ESPA Grande payload adapter.
On the left, Abe Bonnema, ISIS Space marketing director, answers questions at the ISIS exhibit at the Small Satellite Conference at Utah State University in Logan, Utah, Aug. 8, 2018.
“There are definite limitations to small spacecraft,” said NASA’s Small Spacecraft Technology program executive Chris Baker (left). “They are not the solution for everything but they can be part of the solution.” Credit: Keith Johnson for SpaceNews
Tim Lynch, general manager for Harris Corp. Mission Solutions, chaired the Year in Review session at the 2018 Small Satellite Conference in Logan Utah. Mission Solutions, the group focused on small satellites and hosted payloads, falls under the company's Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance business unit. Credit: Harris/Irene Lockwood
ThrustMe Chief Technical Officer Dmytro Rafalskyi installs a thruster in a thermal vacuum chamber. Credit: ThrustMe

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