Nano satellites and the way forward – John Ahlrichs
Nano-satellite is an interesting concept. But it won’t significantly affect the EO industry. There will be some downward pressure but they are going to find their niche in the market. Nano-satellites will work out for customers who do not have rigorous quality requirements. [Otherwise] they will have to pass the rigorous scientific tests to be really absorbed in the technical remote sensing market. They will primarily take the same business model as that of traditional satellites and set-up their distribution market.