Space exploration is a palm away :)

What an era to leave in! More and more opportunities and this may be our challenge..to grasp those opportunities!

Launch and launch-integration for full-size satellites swing from $60,000 to $70,000 per kilo (2.2 pounds), an extremely hefty amount. The ASU research team said that these kinds of expensive costs prevent most educational institutions from building and launching their own spacecraft.

Compared to the tens of thousands of dollars needed per kilo, launch expenses for the SunCube FemtoSat will run at about $1,000 for it to reach the International Space Station and $3,000 for it to fly into low-Earth orbit. Additionally, Earth escape will cost $27,000.

The english version of the article
http://www.techtimes.com/articles/148688/20160410/palm-sized-satellite-femtosats-aims-to-bring-down-cost-of-space-missions.htm

and the greek article

http://www.naftemporiki.gr/story/1091585/femtosat-mikroskopikoi-doruforoi-kanoun-tin-eksereunisi-tou-diastimatos-dunati-gia-olous

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