Isn't space expensive, why do space?

Did you know you could launch a pico-satellite for less than $10,000?

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That has been headline news lately and time will tell. The cost of sending a satellite in space is indeed being reduced at a rapid rate. Currently one industry benchmark is to use $/kilo and the current rate is about $50K/kilo. A Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite must hit a minimum of 160 kilometers or about 100 miles altitude to orbit? To show scale, here is a pico or cube-sat image.

cubesat being worked on with gloves

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