Africa's first spaceship launch pad to be built in Ghana - Report
- Africa's first space and rocket launch pad is set to be built in Ghana
- The project is being undertaken by two Ghanaian companies
- It will reportedly cost $21 million
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YEN.com.gh has learnt that a massive spaceship and rocket launch pad, the first of its kind in Africa, is set to be built in Ghana.
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Two Ghanaians companies, KESHE Foundation Ghana and BONADES Limited, a Construction Engineering Management (CEM) company, are behind plans to build the launch pad in Ghana.
A report by the GNA said the two companies have already conducted all the relevant feasibility and design studies and are satisfied that Ghana can host the facility.
They are, therefore, moving on to the next stage of making a presentation to foreign investors.
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YEN.com.gh understands that the facility will be called the KESHE Spaceship Research Centre and will be located at the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission in Accra.
The facility will boast a clinic, administration block, research centre, factory and the spaceship and rocket launch pad.
It will cost $21 million to construct, according to the GNA report.
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