Reply to post: Re: Good thing LEO is becoming more profitable than GEO

Astroboffins may have raged at Elon's emissions staining the sky, but all those satellites will be more boon than bother

werdsmith Silver badge

Re: Good thing LEO is becoming more profitable than GEO

For example, 1kg amateur satellite AO73 (Funcube1) was launched in 2013 and is expected to be around for a good while yet. This is a satellite on the border of the picosat/nanosat class. Expected life of 1U cubesats in LEO is about 25 years.

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