Imagine a world where everyday people may be able to use satellites for their own needs just as businesses and governments have been doing for decades. This is the vision of Satrevolution, a space firm in Poland. In 2018, they will launch four, 3D-printed mini-satellites, named after the Slavic god of war, fertility and abundance, Światowid.
In a world’s first, Poland – not the United States, China, Russia or India – will be bringing people a capability they never had: using satellites.
At first, creating a consumer-focused, on-demand satellite service may seem consistent with the growing trend around the world where countries are increasingly using technology in novel ways to create a brighter economic future for their people and societies.
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