Oman's government plans to put two satellites into orbit

Wednesday 13 June 2018 | 10:41 CET | News
Oman plans to launch two medium-sized satellites into orbit, according to the Minister of Transport and Communications, Times of Oman reported. Ahmed bin Mohammed Al-Futaisi said that this has been on the horizon for some time. He said that there are many parties in the country that currently rely on renting space from abroad.

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