Steerage To The Stars: The Cheapsat Revolution
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8/27/2014 | 10:07:41 AM
Times have certainly changed
Explorer 1 and Vanguard 1 (the first two US satellites, for the historically challenged) put together woiuld have easily qualified as a cheapsat in volume and weight, and probably in non-inflation-adjusted dollars.  Same goes for Sputnik 1, though Sputnik 2 was MUCH larger.
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