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MegaMan will monitor and control the mega-constellations of the future, consisting of hundreds or thousands of small satellites. Graphics: GomSpace
Small satellites are really tiny. Aarhus University’s Delphini-1 will be launched into orbit in 2018, and measures 10x10x10 cm. Here it is packed in a protective Plexiglas<sup>®</sup> case. Photo: Victoria Antoci, Stellar Astrophysics Centre (SAC), Aarhus University

2017.10.09 | Research

Danish satellite expertise will revolutionise global mobile coverage

Two companies in North Jutland – 2operate and GomSpace – will work together with Aarhus University to create a new monitoring platform for mega-constellations. Using hundreds of tiny satellites, these can create better signals than the giant satellites of today, and they are both cheaper and more efficient.