Construction works are underway at eight out of a total 23 buildings at the new Egyptian space city, stated Mohamed El-Qousy, CEO of the Egyptian Space Agency.
Egypt will launch Wednesday from Florida a new satellite dubbed “Nilesat 301” on the SpaceX rocket “Falcon 9.”
The protocol also consists of delivering lectures to school students on space technology.
The satellite city includes 23 buildings, four of which have been established, and works at five others are underway.
He asserted that EgSA has extended full support to all students from the practical and technical aspects with the participation of experts from all specializations.
Those are Ghana, Sudan, Kenya, Nigeria, and Uganda.
The“Nexsat 1” weighs 65 kilograms, while the "Egypt Sat-2" satellite weighs 330 kilograms, he added.
series of Egyptian satellites dubbed “Next” will be launched starting from December, executive director of the Egyptian Space Agency said Saturday.
The newly appointed CEO of the agency Mohamed al-Qousi stated that the satellite manufacturing started six months ago and due to be launched from June to September in 2021.
The center is affiliated to the Ministry of Planning, Follow-up, and Administrative Development.
Head of the Team Developing Misr-Sat 2 Haitham Medhat stated in a TV interview that the satellite will be launched in 2022.
The satellite was launched in November.
The Egyptian Space Agency (ESA) is gearing up for launching a new satellite dubbed "African Development", in partnership with seven African countries, head of the ESA Mohamed El-Qosi said Wednesday.
Tiba 1 which will provide internet services to individuals and companies in Egypt and some North African countries as well as the Nile Basin countries.
The new satellite is set to be released to orbit on November 1, Zahran said in an interview with MENA.
The Egyptian President issued on Thursday a decree sanctioning an economic and technical cooperation deal between Egypt and China, which was signed in September last year, MENA reported.
Elon Musk's SpaceX scrapped Saturday's launch of a long-delayed navigation satellite for the U.S. military due to strong upper level winds.
Shafei reiterated on Wednesday President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi's attention of developing space science technologies to serve the country's development strategy.
Falcon 9 rocket blasted off on Wednesday on SpaceX's first high-priority science mission for NASA.
India launched its 100th satellite on Friday as PM Modi seeks to project the country as a global low-cost provider of services in space.