It goes without saying (but we’re going to say it anyway) that satellites come in all shapes and sizes. But how do you know the difference between a large satellite and a medium satellite? What about a nanosatellite versus a CubeSat — or are they the same thing?

Satellite sizes FINAL FINAL

 

Want to know more about some of the most unique satellites out there? Check out NASA’s Phonesats or this article on some of the biggest things we’ve launched into space.

 

 

INFOGRAPHIC CO-CREATED BY: MARKOS HASIOTIS AND MEGAN TOOMEY


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