Local Players Scrambling to Launch Small Satellites

Nanosatisfi Featured in the WSJ:

“Silicon Valley is gearing up for a new type of space race: the quest to launch relatively inexpensive satellites to open up space exploration to the masses.

Two San Francisco startups are preparing to launch their first satellites next year. NanoSatisfi Inc. plans to provide data such as weather and shipping information to businesses through imagery gleaned from a constellation of small satellites. It has raised nearly $1.5 million from Bay Area, New York and European angel investors and $106,330 through Kickstarter for a venture designed to let students conduct their own experiments from satellites, such as examining high-atmosphere radiation.”

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