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Africa space technology [The Morning Call]

Africa space technology [The Morning Call]

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A few days ago Angola sent a satellite into space. A first for the country that joins the list of African nations that are embarking on space exploration. Soon after the take-off of the AngoSat-1 communications satellite which cost $300 million, the Russian ground control staff said they had lost contact with it. On December 26, the Russian space corporation Energiya announced in a statement that contact had been re-established and “all the parameters of onboard systems are working normally.

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