2014 – Satellite Manufacturing

Aboard the 92 rockets that attempted a launch in 2014, there were 296 spacecraft. Contributing to this very high number, 135 of the spacecraft were nanosatellites weighing less than 10 kilograms (22 pounds), a type of satellite whose numbers have skyrocketed in very recent years. The increase of suc...

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