Qatar and India launch satellites into orbit

Telecommunications satellite sent into space marks historic moment for Gulf country's space ambitions.

Last Modified: 29 Aug 2013 15:51
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Qatar and India are launching satellites into space on Thursday from a tiny part of France in South America.

While the launch is Qatar's first, it represents a new push into establishing their own satellites in orbit for both countries.

Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo reports from Kourou, French Guiana.


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