Building the Modular Future of Space

Satellites are complex and time-intensive to build. A team of engineers wants to make the process as easy as plugging in a USB drive.

FFHannah Weiher, Slingshot payload manager, works with an engineering development unit to explore the potential of modular design.
A 3D-printed model illustrating the concept of modularity in space systems.

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