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Space startups' new mission: Entertaining earthlings

Ventures want to help you enjoy Disneyland, impress your date and even touch the stars

Japanese satellite venture iQPS plans to capture radar imagery of our entire planet every 10 minutes -- a service it describes as "real-time Google Maps." (Courtesy of iQPS)

TOKYO -- Want to check crowd sizes at Disneyland, find out the best time to view cherry blossoms or, perhaps, arrange a romantic night watching shooting stars?

Japanese space startups say they will soon have the answers.

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