Inside the Nigerian Space Industry

A Long March-3B carrier rocket launches the Nigcomsat 1R Nigerian communication satellite from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in China. Source: Yao Jianfeng

The Nigerian space industry has experienced fine growth since its government first expressed interest in space activities in 1973. As a result, Nigeria has made a name for itself in the African space industry. The industry has since seen the launch of several satellites, the establishment of Newspace companies and a steady increase in budget....

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