Wednesday, July 09, 2008

MicrospaceNews: Surrey's latest endeavors

This item discusses the next group of five microspacecraft to go up from pioneer Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. It also has a great line from founder Sir Martin Sweeting, who discusses the reception his ideas about very small spacecraft got in the early days of Surrey. "This was in 1978-79. People thought we were pretty crazy. They said it would not be possible and even if it was it wouldn't be useful. And they were the polite ones."

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