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Bahrain to launch its first satellite this year

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Bahrain plans to launch its first satellite in the third quarter of this year, a Bahraini official has said.

“The satellite is expected to be launched to the International Space Station during the third quarter of 2021,” Chief Executive Officer of the National Space Science Agency (NSSA) Mohammed Ebrahim Al Asseri added.

“They have overcome all challenges and aimed at turning the royal vision into a reality according to the NSSA strategy featuring specific objectives, mainly developing national potential to create a national base boasting top-calibre and distinguished space standards,” Al Asseri told local media.

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