Canon joining the modern Japanese space race, although not in the way you might expect



Nikon has had a long relationship with space travel and exploration and continues to have an important place on the International Space Station. Canon wants to get in on the action now. However, unlike Nikon, Canon isn’t concerned with sending cameras into space, but are instead helping to fund the creation of a “low-cost ‘mini-rocket’ for future satellite launches.” Nikkei Asian Review is reporting that engineers from Cannon have joined a team dedicated to designing and building the “world’s smallest satellite launch…

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