September 27, 2003

Nigeria orbits first satellite

Nigeria, Great Britain, Turkey, and South Korea all shared a ride with two Russian military satellites. Photo here.

Posted by Ted at September 27, 2003 07:54 PM
Category: Space Program

I have no idea what Nigeria's financial input on this was. Perhaps a couple of million? And now they have access to what I assume is a telecommunications satellite. What a bargain. Why can't more of these kleptocracies see the value in free market association with other nations?

Posted by: Velociman at September 28, 2003 12:47 AM
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