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Swarms of satellites in the sky and even an individual owning one is possible today -- thanks to the emergence of small satellites targeted at performing specific activities, a top official of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said Wednesday.

'All space-faring nations are considering small satellites as low cost options for a specific purpose. More than 1,000 small satellites weighing less than 100 kg have been launched over the past 30 years to observe the earth and the environment and to study the moon and other planets,' ISRO Satellite Centre Director T.K. Alex said.

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