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    SpaceX's Falcon 9 Sends Communications Satellite, Secret Payload Into Orbit

    A communications satellite with a classified secondary payload took off March 6 aboard a SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral in Florida, Spaceflight Now reported Monday. The classified secondary satellite, dubbed PODSat, was integrated into Spain's Hispasat 30W-6 communications satellite through the Payload Orbital Delivery System built by Maxar Technologies' SSL subsidiary. PODS is […] More

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    DARPA Phoenix Program Aims To Reuse Old Satellites

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is working to reuse old communication satellite parts through its Phoenix program, according to Wired. DARPA is also taking bids from commercial satellite manufacturers to provide a satellite for preliminary testing, according to Katie Drummond’s report. The Defense Department’s research arm wants the Phoenix program to service satellites using […] More

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