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Nicaragua heads into space … with help from China

Friday, September 14, 2012

Within four years, Nicaragua will have its very own telecommunications satellite, Nicasat-1.

The Nicaraguan Telecommunications institute is negotiating the purchase of a $300 million satellite from China Great Wall Industry. The Beijing-based company is the only one authorized by the Chinese government to provide satellites and space travel services.

Full story (in Spanish)