Tuesday, December 5, 2023

China Launches Egyptian Remote Sensing Satellite

 Middle East Monitor published on 5 December 2023 an article titled "Egypt's First Domestically Assembled Satellite Launched into Orbit from China."

China launched Egypt's first domestically assembled satellite, the MisrSat-2, from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center.  The satellite will serve Egypt's sustainable development goals by utilizing space technology to enhance vital areas, including agriculture, exploration of mineral resources, identification of surface water sources, and studying the impacts of climate change on the environment.