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Axelspace — Pioneers of Microsatellite Technology

18 Oct 2019, 13:00 UTC
Axelspace — Pioneers of Microsatellite Technology
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Today we are joined by Yasunori Yamazaki, Chief Business Officer at Axelspace. Axelspace are pioneers of microsatellite technology advancing the frontiers of space business, reimagining traditional ways of using space, and creating a society where everyone on our planet can make space part of their life.
Orbital Hub: Axelspace’s goal is to advance the frontiers of space business. How is Axelspace making space more accessible?
Yasunori Yamazaki: Our vision is to bring the space technology down to earth for universal access, empowering everyone with actionable earth observation data to make smart decisions.
O.H.: Could you share any details about innovative technologies used by Axelspace when designing and building satellites?
Yasu: We have been developing satellites for more than 11 years now, experimenting with various methods and implementing new technology to constantly improve and innovate. This trial and error itself is a new concept in our industry as the cost of making a mistake is prohibitive from an investment perspective.
O.H.: What is the approach used by Axelspace for microsatellite design? Do you use custom designs specific to each mission or a modular design that allows reuse and minimal mission specific customization?
Yasu: The designing ...

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