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There has never been a better time to start a small space agency

Tuesday, December 3, 2019   (0 Comments)

By Neel V. Patel  | November 26, 2019  |  MIT Technology Review

 

With every passing year, more and more countries are launching their own space agencies to participate in a growing space economy.

Santa Maria is the southernmost island of the Azores archipelago, about 850 miles west of Portugal. Its serene weather, white sandy beaches, and seclusion have made it a peaceful destination for tourists. That’s about to change.

Over the next few decades, Portugal plans to convert this tiny piece of land surrounded by ocean into one of the world’s busiest spaceports. The country wants rocket launches of satellites and spacecraft to occur with a frequency rivaling that of planes taking off from a small airport. It wants to attract international customers who will get involved in Earth observation and remote sensing, telecommunications, space tourism, and even asteroid mining. READ MORE...

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