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Countdown to the Launch of EgyptSAT-A

17 February 2019

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It is officially few days to the launch of EgyptSAT-A, the satellite which was built to replace Egyptsat 2. The satellite is jointly built by Egypt's National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences together with RKK Energiya in Russia. The imaging payload was developed by OAO Peleng and NIRUP Geoinformatsionnye Sistemy in Belarus.

EgyptSat A is Egypt's second Earth remote-sounding satellite. The satellite was planned to be launched in November 2018, but was delayed to 21st February 2019.

Source: Space in Africa

Image credit: Space in Africa - EgyptSAT-A

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