.... While launching satellites was once the preserve of governments and a handful of big industry players, there is a rapidly growing market of startups launching small, cheap satellites for a vast range of on-the-ground applications, from providing updates on buses and train arrival times, to monitoring the health of elderly people and internet provision in remote areas. However, a sticking point is that companies still have to piggy-back on major state-sponsor
ed rocket launches to send the satellites into space. ...
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