Ghana has effectively launched its first satellite into space.
GhanaSat-1, which was produced by understudies at All Nations University in Koforidua, Ghana, was sent into space from the International Space Center.
Cheers emitted as 400 individuals, including the architects, assembled in the southern Ghanaian city to observe live photos of the dispatch. The principal flag was gotten in the blink of an eye subsequently.
It is the summit of a two-year extension, costing $50,000 (£40,000).
It got bolster from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).
The satellite will be utilized to screen Ghana’s coastline for mapping purposes. Also, to fabricate limit in space science and innovation.
Venture facilitator Dr. Richard Damoah said it denoted a fresh start for the nation.
“It has opened the entryway for us to do a considerable measure of exercises from space,” he told the BBC.
He said it would “likewise enable us to prepare the forthcoming era on the most proficient method to apply satellites in various exercises around our locale.
“For example, [monitoring] illicit mining is something we are hoping to achieve.”