First images from Pathfinder-1 test smallsat released


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The competition heats up: Spaceflight Industries today released the first images taken from its Pathfinder-1 test smallsat.

As I noted when Pathfinder-1 was successfully launched, the success of this private mission is significant. They are demonstrating that a very tiny and inexpensive satellite can do things that in the past required big and expensive satellites.

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