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Bolivia to invest USD 250 mln in second satellite

Thursday 9 November 2017 | 10:49 CET | News
The Bolivian space agency (ABE) is proceeding with plans to launch a second communications satellite into space by 2021 at a cost of around USD 250 million, reports Prensa Latina, citing ABE director Ivan Zambrana. The new satellite, dubbed Tupac Katari II, will aim to serve the entire region, not just Bolivia, with Zambrana previously claiming that countries such as France, China, India and the US have expressed an interest.

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Companies: ITU
Countries: Bolivia
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