First satellite Bolivia

Bolivia celebrates Launch of first Satellite

La Paz, Bolivia seen from Space

On 20 December 2013, Bolivia watched its first telecommunications satellite head into space. Tupak Katari (TKSat-1), named after an indigenous hero who fought Spanish colonial rule, was launched by a Chinese Long March 3B/E rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the province of Sichuan.

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Mon, 12/23/2013
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