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From Garage to Global Coverage: SmallSat Growth and Opportunities are the Focus of the 2017 SmallSat Symposium and CSSMA Meeting

At this year’s SmallSat Symposium in Silicon Valley, February 6-8, 2017, attendees exchanged perspectives on promoting innovation and development in the satellite industry, all surrounded by exhibits of the first computers and early innovators who paved the way.  Due to attendance twice as high as last year’s event, the SmallSat Symposium experienced a slight upgrade—the

Commercial Satellites: Report to Congress Recommends the Relaxation of Export Controls

The Department of Defense and Department of State released a long-awaited joint report to Congress on April 18, 2012 recommending the relaxation of export controls currently applicable to certain types of commercial satellites, satellite components and related systems.  The so-called Section 1248 report, which was mandated by Congress under a 2009 statute, represents another significant development