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South Africa plans to launch Earth observation satellite in 2019

Cape of Good Hope, South Africa, captured by the Proba-V satellite in January 2015 (Image: ESA/VITO)

South Africa will launch an Earth observation satellite in 2019, as the head of the South African National Space Agency Sansa, Sandile Malinge, announced to a newspaper.

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South Korea: Earth Observation Satellite to be launched in August

Seoul, South Korea seen from space

On August 2013, a Russian rocket will launch South Korea’s latest multipurpose Arirang-5 satellite, Seoul's science ministry said last week.

The Russian news agency RiaNovosti reported: "The rocket will blast off from the Yasny launch center in the Orenburg Region in the south Urals. A backup launch date has been set for August 23, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology said.

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