Soon it will be possible to rent a satellite for $ 250 a week
NanoSatisfi is a company that offers very high goals, literally: to carry a satellite into Space and lease it to any earthling at an affordable price. With this in mind is that they are very close to finalizing its goal, since shortly begin their first official service and will only charge $ 250 per week.
On August 4 and taking a trip to the International Space Station, will be launched into space called “ArduSat”, consisting of a very small satellite with a size of 10 inches wide, which brings some cameras, light sensor , magnetometer, a Geiger counter to measure radioactivity and several other sensors, all based on a modified Arduino.
These tools enable users to perform their own experiments Earth, such as the study of small meteors or shooting space spectacular, among many other scientific applications, business and entertainment.
Link: For Just $ 250 a Week You Can Rent Your Very Own Satellite (Gizmodo)Tags: Arduino, ardusat, Espacio, nanosatisfi, NASA, satélite, Satélites, satellite, Satellites, Space