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‘Pint sized’ Scottish satellites launched into orbit

29 November 2018

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The Glasgow built satellites, funded by the UK Space Agency will monitor weather and help combat global climate change.

The two ‘first of a kind' 5kg satellites which were designed and built by Spire Global are unique due to their function, tiny size, low cost and quick build time.

This style of satellite could revolutionise work in space, which has traditionally been slow and expensive for business and science to access.

Source: GOV.UK

Image credit: ISRO - Rocket launch from Sriharikota, India

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