One of the Sprite nanosatellites (Photo: KickSat)
The KickSat satellite will carry hundreds or even thousands of the Sprites into orbit (Image: KickSat)
Groups can sponsor entire fleets of Sprites (Image: KickSat)
One of the Sprite nanosatellites (Photo: Cornell University)
Pssst, do you wanna buy a satellite? No, really – do you? Well, Zac Manchester would like to sell you one. Not only that, but he claims that the thing could be built and launched into orbit for just a few hundred dollars. For that price, however, you’re not going to be getting a big satellite. Manchester’s Sprite spacecraft are actually about the size of a couple of postage stamps, but they have tiny versions of all the basic equipment that the big ones have.
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