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Tracking Africa’s Race to Space

*Two weeks ago, Rwanda became the latest African country to launch a global satelite into space, signaling the continuation of an ongoing race to space by African countries.*

In 1999, South Africa became the first African nation to launch a satelite into space, and has retained its position as the leading space explorer on the continent.

A few days before Rwanda launched the Icyerekezo satellite that will provide schools in remote communities with internet connectivity, the EgyptSat-A was als…

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