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Thailand to Launch Its First Earth Observation Satellite This Year

BANGKOK, Jan 30 (TNA) – Thailand will launch THEOS-2, its first earth observation satellite into the space this year.

The Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA) said the THEOS-2 project comprises the main satellite, weighing 460 kg, which can provide accurate satellite images and the 100-kg small satellite – THEOS-2A, which was designed and developed by more than 20 Thai engineers along with UK-based Surrey Satellite Technology and will be sent into orbit this year.

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