Slingshot 1 Launches!

The Slingshot program looks to advance on-orbit experiments using modular and autonomous technologies on next-generation satellite systems.

Aerospace engineers assembling payloads onto the Slingshot platform.
Slingshot 1 hosts 16 Aerospace-developed payloads

Modular Payloads, Open Standards

Some of the Aerospace-developed technologies aboard Slingshot 1.
The Slingshot platform uses a SatCat5 ethernet switch architecture, which is able to simultaneously provide high throughput and low-power consumption.

Faster Development, Faster Access to Space



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