10 August 1992 Progress to-date - Vision for the future
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DARPA's Advanced Space Technology Program (ASTP) encompasses the development and operation of the Pegasus (air-launched) and Taurus (standard small) launch vehicles and the 'lightsats' Microsat, Macsat, and Darpasat, as well as satellite subsystems, communications, optical-components, and submarine laser communication technology development programs. An assessment is made of the benefits derivable from these technologies by both the defense and civilian space communities.
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Edward Nicastri, Edward Nicastri, "Progress to-date - Vision for the future", Proc. SPIE 1691, Small Satellite Technologies and Applications II, (10 August 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.138023; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.138023
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