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Ghana launches first satellite into space

Adenike Akindude

The students at All Nations University in Koforidua has successfully launched GhanaSat1-, Ghana’s first Satellite into space

GhanaSat1 was sent into orbit from the International Space Centre. Engineers and 400 people gathered in the southern Ghanaian city to watch live pictures of the launch. They all cheered as the first signal was received shortly after the launch was done.

The project that was done for about two years cost $50,000 (£40,000). The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) supported them to make the project successful.

The purpose of GhanaSat1- is to monitor Ghana’s coastline for mapping purposes, and to build capacity in space science and technology.

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Ghana launches first satellite into space

Adenike Akindude

The students at All Nations University in Koforidua has successfully launched GhanaSat1-, Ghana’s first Satellite into space

GhanaSat1 was sent into orbit from the International Space Centre. Engineers and 400 people gathered in the southern Ghanaian city to watch live pictures of the launch. They all cheered as the first signal was received shortly after the launch was done.

The project that was done for about two years cost $50,000 (£40,000). The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) supported them to make the project successful.

The purpose of GhanaSat1- is to monitor Ghana’s coastline for mapping purposes, and to build capacity in space science and technology.

Follow us on Facebook – Dailyfamily.ng, Twitter – @DailyfamilyNG and instagram @dailyfamilyng for more updates.

 

Ghana launches first satellite into space

Adenike Akindude

The students at All Nations University in Koforidua has successfully launched GhanaSat1-, Ghana’s first Satellite into space

GhanaSat1 was sent into orbit from the International Space Centre. Engineers and 400 people gathered in the southern Ghanaian city to watch live pictures of the launch. They all cheered as the first signal was received shortly after the launch was done.

The project that was done for about two years cost $50,000 (£40,000). The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) supported them to make the project successful.

The purpose of GhanaSat1- is to monitor Ghana’s coastline for mapping purposes, and to build capacity in space science and technology.

Follow us on Facebook – Dailyfamily.ng, Twitter – @DailyfamilyNG and instagram @dailyfamilyng for more updates.

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