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Bolivia to launch tender for second satellite next year

Monday 1 August 2016 | 15:03 CET | News
The Bolivian Space Agency (ABE) will launch the tender to build its second communications satellite next year, reports Xinhua, citing ABE director Ivan Zambrana. "We have drafted the schedule to complete the project to put into orbit a second communications satellite that will be more modern and most likely less expensive than the first Tupac Katari satellite, which as so far worked well," said Zambrana. In April the ABE director said the Tupac Katari 2 (TKSAT 2) project will cost in the region of USD 100 million and the satellite will be launched between 2019 and 2020. He also said the first

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