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Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa.
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The GhanaSat-1?Ghana’s first satellite?began its orbit recently, with a little help from some friends.
The cubesat, built by a Ghanaian engineering team at All Nations University, was delivered to NASA’s International Space Station in June on a SpaceX rocket that took off from pad 39a at Kennedy Space Center, a NASA spokesperson confirmed.
The GhanaSat-1 deployed into orbit from the Center in July, and is now operational, according to project manager Richard Damoah, a Ghanaian professor …
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