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Tue, 26 Dec 2017 12:50 - Updated Tue, 26 Dec 2017 12:52

Angolan Satellite enters orbit this Tuesday

Luanda - The entry into orbit of the Angosat1 is scheduled for this Tuesday at 7:00 p.m., after the completion of the integration phase of the Angolan satellite to the launcher module.

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Angolan Satellite Angosat 1

Photo: foto divulgação

Angola’s first satellite is to be launched from Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, through a Ukrainian launch vehicle.

Angosat1's control and mission centre is located in the municipality of Funda, in the northern area of Luanda Province.

With 1,500 kilograms and 262.4 kilograms payload, Angosat was built in Russia, with a span of 15 years.

 The Satellite will have a primary control and mission center in Angola and a secondary center in Russia.

The AngoSat-1 project is being implemented since 2012.

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