U.S. to Trim Commercial-Satellite Use

U.S. to Trim Commercial-Satellite Use

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The Pentagon's latest spending plan marks a little-noticed but important shift for the space industry, scaling back a push to use commercial satellites to supplement the military's communication and space efforts....
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