Infographics: Who Has Inked The Most Satellite Launch Contracts From Africa?

Most Satellite Launch Contracts for Africa
SpaceX Falcon 9 and Dragon Vertical at Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island, United States. Photo Credit: SpaceX via Unsplash

Africa’s space sector is growing swiftly, but the launch segment is still non-existent. Since 1998, all the satellites launched for Africa were launched from sites in China, France, India, Kazakhstan, Russia and the U.S.A. These infographics explore launch contracts signed with African governments and commercial space companies for the placement of satellites in orbit, represented…

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