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1 July 1991 DARPA initiatives in small-satellite technologies
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After reviewing DARPA's Advanced Space Technology Program (ASTP) and discussing the need for the ASTP, the paper examines DARPA space technology initiatives. Space technology initiatives include the UHF, SHF, and EHF initiatives, laser communications, optics stabilization, and optics and lasers. Supporting technology initiatives include initiatives for onboard computing; mechanical components; autonomous guidance, navigation, and control; and propulsion, power, and thermal.
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Robert J. Bonometti, Alvis A. Wheatley, Lin Flynn, Edward Nicastri, and R. Sudol "DARPA initiatives in small-satellite technologies", Proc. SPIE 1495, Small-Satellite Technology and Applications, (1 July 1991); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.45885
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