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PREMIUM: Thai air force launches first satellite

7th September 2020 - 23:36 GMT | by Sompong Nondhasa in Bangkok


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NAPA-1, the first security satellite for the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), was successfully launched into space on 3 September.

An Arianespace Vega rocket, Flight VV16, launched the NAPA-1 nanosatellite from the Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana. NAPA-1 was put into low Earth orbit at an altitude of about ...

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