Ghana launches its first ever satellite into space

Ghana launches its first ever satellite into space

- Ghana has launched its first satellite to space

- The satellite was launched by a group of students of All Nations University

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Ghana has rubbed shoulders with super powers in geo-spatial technology as the country witnessed the launching of its very first satellite into space.

Ghana launches its first ever satellite into space

Ghana launches its first ever satellite into space

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The satellite, named Ghanasat-1, was launched into space by a group of students of the All Nations University with the help of the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida.

This historic development, although was not televised live on national television was watched live at JAXA Tsukuba Space Centre.

This spectacular launch is expected to be fully operational on July 11, 2017. Associate research scientist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Centre (GSFC), Dr Richard Damoah has commended the students for taking up this initiative.

In an address to the media, the research scientist charged government to invest into satellite technology so as to shore up investments into the country.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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