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Ethiopia to launch satellite into orbit in 3 to 5 years

Thursday 12 January 2017 | 09:07 CET | News
Ethiopia says it will launch a civilian satellite into orbit in three to five years to better predict weather conditions and for remote sensing activities inside the country, Associated Press reported. The spokesperson for the Ethiopian Ministry of Science and Technology, Wondwossen Andualem, says the country is likely to launch the satellite from a facility in China. It is not clear how much the project will cost and whether it will have military uses.

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