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Africa's New Dawn satellite in orbit

Africa’s New Dawn satellite in orbit

Intelsat New Dawn, Africa's new communications satellite, blasted into orbit from Arianespace's rocket station in Kourou, French Guiana on 22 April. The satellite has 90% African, including South African, funding, and promises to boost communications on the continent.
SA prepares for satellite launch

SA prepares for satellite launch

South Africa's second satellite, SumbandilaSAT, will be launched in early 2007 from a submarine off the coast of Russia and carried halfway around the world by an intercontinental ballistic missile before being released into low-earth orbit.

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