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Ethiopia to Launch Satellite into Space

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The next story in line by the despicable Tigray Online website may be ‘Ethiopia finalized preparation to send astronauts to the moon by the year end’. (Picture: Tigray Online’s proposed type of rocket launcher)

By TesfaNews,

Ethiopia is ready to create space agency that builds and launch satellite into space, of course, with no ones assistance, claims the regimes most favorite propaganda website Tirgay Online.

This impoverished African country, famed more for famine, war and its coffee than technology, said it is building a rocket launching station using next-generation rocket technology, of all the places in Ethiopia, in Tigray region.

Named after the late autocratic dictator Meles Zenawi, the purpose of the costly “Alpha-Meles” Space and Satellite project is not yet disclosed.

Unless it is a phantom project made up for cheap propaganda purposes, it looks like they want to send a message to Egypt who recently launched a satellite into orbit to monitor developments at the disputed Ethiopian grand dam on the Nile from the space or may be it is aimed at boosting the ailing  pride of the nation under the minority regime. Continue reading Ethiopia to Launch Satellite into Space