Technion, Israel Space Agency plan launch for nanosatellite formation flight in late 2018

Friday 5 January 2018 | 11:07 CET | News
Technion -- Israel Technology Institute in Haifa and the Israel Space Agency have announced that in late 2018, they will launch the world's first nanosatellite formation, Globes reported. A group of three nanosatellites developed in Israel, which will fly in controlled formation, will be launched by Dutch company Innovative Solutions In Space, which specialises in launching nanosatellites on the Indian PSLV (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle). 

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