Gallery: Opensat: South Korean Artist Song Hojun Creates DIY Satellite ...


South Korean artist Song Hojun has created his own DIY satellite from scratch – and he’s planning to launch it into space this coming December. Song created the satellite from assorted junk he found in back-alley electronics stores in his home town of Seoul, and over the course of six years he has finally managed to complete his space-bound project. Due of the recycled nature of the products he used Song’s satellite cost just over $400 to make, however the cost of launching it to space is going to be a lot, lot more – over $100,000!

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1 Comment

  1. macmarty15221 August 16, 2012 at 6:52 pm

    “People will be able to see the blinking lights with the naked eye or through a telescope.”

    Um, not likely.

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