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Algeria's first satellite officially starts operation

Wednesday 11 April 2018 | 10:14 CET | News
Algeria's first communications satellite began operation in April, according to chief contractor China Great Wall Industry, China Daily reported. An in-orbit delivery ceremony for the Alcomsat-1 was held at the Algerian Space Agency's headquarters in Algiers this month, the company said. Alcomsat-1 was launched in December 2017 atop a Long March 3B carrier rocket at the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: China Great Wall Industry Corporation
Countries: Algeria
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