An ongoing chicken-or-egg question in the space industry is whether there would be a market for more small satellites if there were small launch vehicles, or demand for small boosters if there were more smallsats. One side of that dilemma is being resolved with the dramatic growth in plans to launch constellations of low-Earth-orbit (LEO) satellites down to the breadbox size of cubesats. And there is a corresponding increase in activity on the launcher side of the ...

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