MDA puts pair of nanosatellites in orbit as part of HBTSS risk-reduction effort

By Jason Sherman / July 12, 2021 at 2:47 PM
The Missile Defense Agency last month put a pair of nanosatellites -- each about the size of a loaf of bread -- on orbit as part of a prototype demonstration of networked radio communications and tied to a new and advanced technology risk-reduction project linked to the Hypersonic and Ballistic Tracking Space Sensor program. On June 30, MDA's Nanosat Testbed Initiative -- funded as part of the agency's advanced technology development portfolio that pursues a broad range of emerging technologies...

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