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Launchers diversify and adapt their rockets to accompany the "fever" for low orbit

The small satellites for LEO orbiting market demands more launching opportunities, lower costs and new sites from which to launch the rockets. The industry responds with artifacts in different variants and sizes, and shared-trip missions to place more satellites in orbit.

Satellite launchers are currently shuffling with two very different realities: on the one hand, the operators traditional market, with its moderately heavy loading market. On the other, the explosion of demand for low orbit (LEO) smaller devices, which obliges them to reconvert. Companies already known in the segment, as well as start-ups that are added to the "fever" by LEO, aim to cheap launches, of a large number of satellites, and more sites with availability to send them to orbit.

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