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" Nigeria's Satellite Operates On Grace, Expired Since 2018 "- DG NASRDA


DG NASRDA Reveals Nigeria's Satellite Expired Since 2018, Currently 'Operating On Grace' .

.... Says Too Many Things Competing For Same Resources In Nigeria.

Dr Halilu Shaba, the  Director General of the National Space Research & Development Agency (NASRDA) has revealed in an interview on ChannelsTv, the state of Nigeria's Satellite.

According to Shaba, the satellite expired 3 years ago stressing that the lifespan of the satellite used for security of the nation and also serves as a means of generating money for the country is 7 years. Nigeria has however failed to build  another satellite soon as the old one expired.

Halilu Shaba speaking further said,

“The satellite we’re using expired in 2018 and is still giving us necessary data based on ‘Grace’,. It’s a story one cannot tell because so many things are competing for the same resources in the country."

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