China to launch Bolivian satellite Tupac Katari in 2013

Wednesday 18 January 2012 | 05:34 CET | News
China will put Bolivia's first telecommunications satellite into orbit in December 2013, Daily Mail reports, citing Chinese ambassador to Bolivia Shen Zhiliang. The manufacturing process of the satellite had been completed in China, and technicians from both countries are working on the final design, which is expected to be finished by March 2013. The Tupac Katari satellite will be launched from the southwest Xichang Satellite Launch Center in China. The satellite agreement was signed between the Bolivian Space Agency and the Great Wall Industry Corporation of China, a subsidiary of the

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