Smaller Satellites: Bigger Business? : Concepts, Applications and Markets for Micro/Nanosatellites in a New Information World

Y. Fujimori, Symposium Programme Committee Chair, and Faculty Member, International Space University e-mail: fujimori@isu.isunet.edu M.Rycroft, Faculty Member, International Space University e-mail: rycroft@isu.isunet.edu N. Crosby, International Space University e-mail: norma@bock-crosby.fsbusines....

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Rycroft, Michael J. (Editor), Crosby, Norma (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2002, 2002
Edition:1st ed. 2002
Series:Space Studies
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Y. Fujimori, Symposium Programme Committee Chair, and Faculty Member, International Space University e-mail: fujimori@isu.isunet.edu M.Rycroft, Faculty Member, International Space University e-mail: rycroft@isu.isunet.edu N. Crosby, International Space University e-mail: norma@bock-crosby.fsbusines.co.uk For the sixth annual ISU Symposium the theme was "Smaller Satellites: Bigger Business? Concepts, Applications and Markets for Micro/Nanosatellites in a New Information World". Thus, the Symposium addressed the crucial question: are small satellites the saviour of space programmes around the world It did this from the unique perspective of the International Space today? University - the interdisciplinary, international and intercultural perspective. This Symposium brought together a variety of people working on small satellites - engineers, scientists, planners, providers, operators, policy makers and business executives, together with representatives from regulatory bodies, from national and international organizations, and from the finance sector, and also entrepreneurs. Discussion and debate were encouraged, based on the papers presented and those published here
Physical Description:XX, 494 p online resource
ISBN:9789401730082