Riyadh announces the success of the launch of the first Saudi communication satellite

Saudi Arabia has announced the successful launch of the first Saudi satellite (SGS-1), which weighs 605 tons and is over 20 years old, from the French Guiana Space Center on board the “Ariane 5”. Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih, said: “The … Continue reading Riyadh announces the success of the launch of the first Saudi communication satellite