DARPA plans to test whether a group of mini-spacecraft can do the work of a larger satellite.
By Dawn Stover
Posted 03.05.2008 at 10:29 pm 3 Comments
It's a name only a government agency could love: the Future, Fast, Flexible, Fractionated, Free-Flying Spacecraft United by Information eXchange. Could DARPA possibly come up with a more tortured title for System F6?
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