What do you know about Nano-satellite? From wikipedia:

The term “nanosatellite” or “nanosat” is usually applied to the name of an artificial satellite with a wet mass between 1 and 10 kg (2.2–22 lb). Again designs and proposed designs of these types usually have multiple nanosatellites working together or in formation (sometimes the term “swarm” is applied). Some designs require a larger “mother” satellite for communication with ground controllers or for launching and docking with nanosatellites.

Indonesian students studying in Netherlands has successfully created and launched nanosat named DELFI-C3 in 2008, this was the first nanosat ever launched in Netherlands.

To develop a nanosat like Delfi-C3, or Delfi-N3xt (will be launched soon) you only need to have 100,000 euros, compared to conventional satellite which normally needs up to $10 million. This is truly a path to an ”affordable” satellite technology.

The Indonesian students has also pledged to materialize their vision and ambition to establish a more formal nanosattellite project for broader involvement of Indonesian students in Indonesia and overseas called INSPIRE (Indonesian Nano-Satellite Platform Initiative for Research and Education).

Explore more about DELFI project here.

Source: Kompas

Pics taken from Skyrocket and Delfi-C3 website.