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What is the biggest satellite constellation in space right now?

What is the biggest, by the means of satellite amount, satellite constellation in space right now?
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How well could the tether tension method of attitude control actually ultimately work for a cubesat system?

The phys.org new item Image: Small satellite deployed from the Space Station shows the cubesat craft Space Tethered Autonomous Robotic Satellite (STARS-C) being deployed from the ISS. A satellite ...
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How will “precision formation flying” likely be first demonstrated?

The OP of the question Would a lunar telescope provide a significant improvement over terrestrial based equipment? got slightly trounced for asking "the wrong question", but this answer does address ...