WASHINGTON — A group of French companies with products targeting the NewSpace smallsat business has formed a group to coordinate their approach to export markets. Next stop: Satellite 2019 May 6-9 in Washington.

These 10 companies are persuaded that French government support for small satellite technologies is about to yield in-orbit results that should enable the NewSpace Factory members to begin an export push into the United States.

The NewSpace Factory includes companies that are not necessarily new; only one is a startup.

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