What the Rise of Small Satellites Means for Geospatial Data

Mark Altaweel

Small scale satellites are changing how we can acquire our data as geospatial analysts.

KickSprite Sprite prototype. Source: KickSprite

The Rise of Femtosatellites

Mark Altaweel

Femtosatellites, very small-scale satellites (weighing less than 100 grams / 0.22 lbs), have developed over the last fifteen years thanks to advances in nanotechnology.