NigeriaSat Orbited On A Russian Dnepr Rocket

Controllers in Nigeria and the U.K. are commissioning NigeriaSat-2 and NigeriaSat-X following the launch early Wednesday on a Dnepr vehicle that lifted off from Yasny, in southern Russia. Ground stations in Guildford, U.K., and Abuja, Nigeria, established contact with the spacecraft in their 686-km...

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