The Blow to Angola by their debut Satellite

At last, Russia has declared that AngoSat-1 is no longer under operation. Russia was one of the sources of funds for the space project of Angola which is a nation in West Africa. The cost was $300 million. This communications satellite’s launch was in December last year. The venue was Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. That only means that it operated for around four months. The fact that the expectations were a lifespan of 15 years, it was a major frustration for the country. Angola was ready for it. It had facilitated the training of around 50 aerospace engineers from that state. …

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