SpaceNews - Satellite propulsion startup Benchmark eyes growth in military market
Satellite propulsion startup Benchmark eyes growth in military market
Satellite thrusters will help military spacecraft dodge threats in space like anti-satellite weapons and orbital debris.
A growing crop of startups in the space industry are developing propulsion systems for small satellites. The demand is driven by commercial constellations but propulsion suppliers also see opportunities in the military market as the Pentagon shifts focus to small satellites...
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