Algeria Joins Africa’s Space Club.

The launch of Alcomsat-1 Satellite via a Chinese Long March 3B/E booster rocket  on 10 December,2017.

China’s Long March 5 Rocket.

Alcomsat-1 is the first Algerian telecommunications satellite. It is expected to operate in geostationary orbit for 15 years. Satellite carries Ku-band and Ka-band transponders for civil applications and X-band, UHF and EHF for the needs of the military and strategic state sectors.

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