On 1 December 2014, the Nigerian Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Abdu Bulama, announced the launch of the first indigenous Nigerian satellite by 2018.
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On 16 October 2014, India successfully sent its third navigation satellite IRNSS-1C into orbit on board of a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV).
The Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO will launch a navigation satellite on 10 October,
On 24 March 2014 the Glonass-M navigation satellite was sent into orbit via a Russian Soyuz rocket launched from Russia’s Plesetsk space center.
The American and the Japanese Space Agencies, NASA and JAXA, will jointly launch a new Earth Observation satellite in February, as was announced on 26 December 2013.
During the new Iranian calendar year which started on March 21, the Islamic Republic of Iran plans to launch seven satellites into space, Hamid Fezeli, Head of the Iran Space Agency (ISA) said.
China Great Wall Industry Corp will launch the Democratic Republic of the Congo's first satellite, which will also be developed by China, before the end of 2015, according to a contract signed on 1
On 10 November, an Ariane 5 launcher lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on its mission to place two telecommunications satellites, Eutelsat-21B and Star One-C3, into their planned
Sri Lanka's first communication satellite will be taken to orbit on November 22, 2012 from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in China and it will be positioned over Sri Lanka.
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