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Canon unit propels into space business with microsatellites

Canon Electronics to collect big data from orbit using inexpensive products

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TOKYO -- Japanese imaging and optical product maker Canon is awaiting the launch of a rocket from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota, southeastern India, scheduled for June 23 that will put microsatellites made by companies around the world into space, including its CE-SAT-I.

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