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Satellite Start-Up Offers Cut-Price Window on the World

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Science  26 Sep 2003:
Vol. 301, Issue 5641, pp. 1829-1831
DOI: 10.1126/science.301.5641.1829a

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GUILDFORD, U.K.-- If all goes well this week, three satellites the size of washing machines will join a fourth already in orbit to form a novel fleet of spacecraft designed to monitor natural disasters on the ground.