Over USD 4.7 billion Spent on 58 Satellite Projects in Africa

This article provides comprehensive information about Africa's past satellite projects, delving into details such as the manufacturing cost, entities responsible for their operations, the companies involved in manufacturing them, the types of missions they were designed for, the providers responsible for launching them, and the locations from which they were launched.

As of June 2023, African nations have invested a significant amount of USD 4.71 billion to manufacture and launch satellites. This expenditure has resulted in the manufacture and launch of 58 satellites, of which 15 countries across four regions manufactured 55. Additionally, three multilateral satellites were sponsored through a collaborative effort involving multiple African institutions....

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