Fresh Air is Good for Satellites, Too

NASA’s Game Changing Development Program and the National Institute of Aerospace are seeking novel and robust concepts — particularly tugs, propelled by solar electric propulsion that transfer payloads from low earth orbit to a lunar distant retrograde orbit. Courtesy: NASA
60 Starlink satellites stacked together before deployment on May 24, 2019. Courtesy: SpaceX

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