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Virgin to join Polish start-up for nanosatellites

07 June 2019

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Poland's space sector rides the astral wave as Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit signs a letter of intent to cooperate with Wrocław-based SatRevolution startup to put nanosatellites in space.

The planned REC constellation will eventually consist of 1,024 nanosatellites could be used for telecommunication, to anticipate natural disasters and to draw precision maps. Virgin Orbit's deputy business development chairman Stephen Eisele said that the project may have a strong imprint on the industry.


Image credit: RZECZPOSPOLITA - Richard Branson