Russian space agency loses contact with Angola’s $280m satellite

by | December 28, 2017 8:52 am

Russian space agency has lost contact with Angola’s first national telecoms satellite launched from the Baikonur space pad, its maker said Wednesday — a fresh embarrassment for Moscow’s once proud space industry. The incident involving the Russian-made Angosat-1 followed a similar one in November when Russia lost contact with a weather satellite launched from a…

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