Space: How to make a satellite

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Ever wondered how a satellite is built?

Well our very own space cadet, Joe, has been to Rutherford Appleton Laboratories in Oxfordshire where they've made over 200 of them.

Dr Hugh Mortimer, satellite guru, tells Joe how it's done and also explains why it's essential to wear a funny boiler suit and work in a sealed room.

Watch his film to learn more...

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