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Kyutech is the World No.1 academic operator of small satellites


Kyutech is again the World No. 1 academic operator of small satellites for 6 years in a row accoding to the “Smallsats by the Numbers 2023” reported by BryceTech, one of the world-famous analytics and engineering firm for science and technology including space technology.

The world ranking of academic small satellite operators 2013-2022 is follows:
1st place: Kyushu Institute of Technology 24units
2nd place: Technical University of Berlin 19units
3rd place: Southwestern State University 14units
4th place: Massachusetts Institute of Technology 10units
University of Colorado at Boulder 10units
Boston University 10units

Kyutech has been a leading institution for academic small satellite projects such as “BIRDS Projects” and “Student Satellite Projects” and industry-academia satellite collaborations; and will continue to endeavor to contribute academic space technology advancement in the world.

Smallsats by the Numbers 2023

The number of smallsats operated by academic institutions

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