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First Costa Rican satellite is sent to Japan for final tests

26 October 2017

Costa Rica's first satellite is ready and will be sent to the Technological Institute of Kyushu in Japan. It will be tested for flight in space.

This nanosatellite will monitor climate change through the transmission of data on forest growth, environmental variables and carbon in the tropical. The launch of the satellite will take place with the help of the Japanese Agency of Aerospace Exploration in 2018.