With the advent of the CubeSat, the cost of building and launching satellites has come down by a factor of 1,000, enough to be within the reach of small groups. This is a repeat of the PC phenomena in the 1970's and the Internet in the 1990's: a low barrier to entry and a huge payoff for the successful techno-entrepreneur.  It will be fun to watch it, and lucrative to be part of it.

We  are a group for serious engineers & scientists engaged in designing, building and launching small satellites such as CubeSats - i.e. smallSats, chipSats, pocketSats, miniSats, microSats, nanoSats, or picoSats, etc. for most any purpose from Gamification to Experimentation, from Education to Defense, from NEO Detection to "Dinosaur Killer" Mitigation.

This is a good Youtube introduction:

Lets have some fun in space. Lets launch a satellite. The whole universe awaits, literally ...

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