The Ministry of Science and Technology said Ethiopia is building a medium sized satellite launching rocket that would come to fruition within the next three years. Ministry Public Relations Director Wondwosen Andualem said a prototype of the carrier rocket was prepared as a launch pad for the actual work. "Efforts are underway to launch a medium sized rocket into space within the next three years,"said the director. He said satellite building capacity has also been growing owing to knowledge and technological exchanges with development partners.
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