How Satellite Development Deals Play into Africa’s Human Capacity Development Plans

Algerian engineers training at Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd ahead of the AlSat -1B launch. Source: SSTL

Apart from being a means to an end, satellite projects present an important avenue for African states to lay the building block (human capital resource) for their space ecosystem. This article will investigate the several routes taken by African states to develop and launch satellites and how it plays into their human capacity development plan....

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