how do sattellites get into space?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by slick519, Feb 28, 2005.

  1. slick519


    Aug 11, 2001
    Salem, Or
    I guess i always assumed that all corporate sattelites, like phone, radio, and television, were all put up there by NASA... but with how many of them there are, that is an awful lot of sattellites for NASA to fund launches for. Do these companies put them up their themselves, via their own rockets, or do they just give NASA cash to do it for them?

    been wondering about this for a long time, and you really never hear about it that often. anyone have any answers, because i feel kind of stupid not knowing.... :D

  2. cowsgomoo

    cowsgomoo gone to Longstanton Spice Museum

    Feb 8, 2003
  3. jobu3

    jobu3 Artist formerly known as Big Joe

    Feb 17, 2002
    Mountain Top, PA