Launching your own satellite — the pros and cons

SciDev.net, November 11, 2009

Developing nations are building their own satellites despite freely available Western data. Do the gains outweigh the costs, asks Tatum Anderson.

India's aim to launch two more satellites in the next three years has highlighted the trend for developing countries to add their own presence to the West's already extensive space portfolio — sometimes at major cost to their finances. 

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