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Lost But Found - Angosat-1 Re-Establishes Communication With Earth Station

Angosat-1, the Angolan satellite that was recently launched into orbit but declared lost when no signal contact was received back following the launch is now said to have re-established communications link with the earth station.

Angola's Minister for Telecommunications and Information, Mr Manuel Homem said the Angolan government is quite relieved they were able to find the Angosat-1 satellite,

While the state acknowledges there are risks associated with sending communication satellite into orbit, the government spokesperson said the government had been reassured by the technical team that such loss of communication with the equipment would not re-occur.


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