Zimbabwe to launch its first satellite in 2022

Thursday 23 September 2021 | 10:34 CET | News
The first Zimbabwean satellite, the ZIMSAT-1, will be launched in 2022, reports The New Zimbabwe. The ZIMSAT-1 is a 1U educational and amateur radio mission cubesat manufactured under the Kyushu Institute of Technology in Japan. Zimbabwean engineers will assemble the nanosatellite, which has reached an advanced development stage.

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