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Nicaragua plans to have 2 satellites in orbit by 2017

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Nicaragua said it planned to have two telecommunications satellites in orbit by 2017 thanks to a project being carried out by satellite manufacturer China Great Wall Industries.

"The Nicasat (project is made up of) two satellites. They're (scheduled to be launched in) 2017," Telemaco Talavera, an adviser to the Nicaraguan government and president of the National Council of Universities, told reporters.

Source: Efe