PocketQube Kit lets you build satellites for less than $6,000

PocketQube Kit

If Interstellar infected you with a renewed passion for space, the PocketQube Kit could be the thing for you. Developed by a Glasgow-based startup, it includes all the components needed to build a micro-satellite. PocketQube satellites are 5cm cubes that hold the record for being the smallest spacecraft to be successfully launched into and operated in orbit. They were first proposed by Professor Bob Twiggs of Morehead State University as a means of tackling the cost of launching satellites for university groups on a tight budget. There are currently four PocketQubes in orbit after a successful launch on a Russian…

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