Tiny, Speedy, Cheaper?

Smaller, Quicker, Secret, Robotic: Inside America's New Space Force, Wired

"From huge, slow and expensive to tiny, speedy and cheaper, Atlantis' and the X-37s brief proximity last summer represented a passing-of-the-torch for the world's leading space power. The era of big space missions is fading. "Small" is the new watch-word for America's orbital force. But as the X-37 and a host of other new spacecraft demonstrate, small doesn't mean less capable."

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