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5,000 ‘small’ satellites to launch in next 10 years

December 19, 2017

By Chris Forrester

Some 5000 smallish satellites are forecast to be launched in the next decade, according to data in a report (Small Satellite Markets, 4th Edition) from Northern Sky Research (NSR). While some will have science and Earth observation tasks, the majority will be for communications, says NSR.

The business will be generating cumulative revenues of $25 billion in terms of their manufacturing and launch services. “Constellations

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