Nigeria to Begin Construction of Two New Satellites in 2021

Nigerian Engineers working on NigeriaSat-X satellite

The National Space Research and Development Agency has set out plans to begin the construction of two new satellites by 2021 – the NigeriaSat-3 and NigeriaSAR-1. The last major satellite project by Nigeria was in 2011 when it launched NigeriaSat-2, NigeriaSat-X and NigComSat-1R (although it launched a cubesat, NigeriaEduSat-1 in 2017). Up till date, Nigeria…

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