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The Brazilian Space Agency's control center at the Alcantara Launch Center, Alcantra, Brazil, Dec. 12, 2010 (photo by Agência Brasil, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Brazil license).

Brazil Works to Make Its Space Program Self-Sufficient

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016

Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing WPR series on a range of countries’ space priorities and programs.

Brazil’s space agency recently announced plans to develop a microsatellite launch vehicle that would take satellites weighing up to 1 kilogram into orbit. The first test launch is scheduled for late 2018. In an email interview, Robert Harding, the head of the political science department at Valdosta State University, discusses Brazil’s space program. ...

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