Results tagged “nanosatellite”

Having launched LituanicaSAT-1, one of the first Lithuanian satellites, and nearly completed the development of a second satellite, the Lithuanian space technologies start-up NanoAvionics is seeking a EUR 2.5 million investment from the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020.

SpaceWorks has released its 2015 Nano/Microsatellite market assessment report in which it states they tracked 158 Nano/Microsatellites in 2014 of which 106 were commercial and they continue to track almost 1,100 future launches between 2015 - 2017.

SpaceWorks has released a mini-study "Global Launch Vehicle Market Assessment, A study of launch services for nano/microsatellites in 2013". The reports aims to capture the growing number of future nano/microsatellite missions requiring a launch.

Northern Sky Research's (NSR) Nano and Microsatellite Markets report, released today, finds increasing reliability and capabilities driving uptake of 1-50 kg satellites across all applications, operators, and regions.

Since 2008 SpaceWorks has been monitoring global nano/micro satellite activities. Current projections indicate an estimated range of 410 to 543 nano/microsatellites (1-50 kg) that will need launches globally in 2020 (compared to 92 in 2013).

NASA's Smartphone Nanosatellite

NASA's PhoneSat project will demonstrate the ability to launch the lowest-cost and easiest to build satellites ever flown in space - capabilities enabled by using off-the-shelf consumer smartphones to build spacecraft

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