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Mauritius launches its first satellite

Tuesday 8 June 2021 | 09:06 CET | News
Once the nano-satellite is deployed in space and begins orbiting the earth, the ground station at the Mauritius Research and Innovation Council (MRIC) in Ebene will be able to contact it about four to five times a day. The data the MRIC receives will help Mauritius with disaster management and prevention. The satellite is also expected to help survey the ocean to improve the management of marine resources and to tackle the depletion of fish stocks. It will also monitor areas where there is frequent flooding.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: SpaceX
Countries: Mauritius
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