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Argentina Will Develop Satellite Technology With Inter-American Development Bank Support

Jul 31, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The Inter-American Development Bank issued the following news release:

Argentina will develop satellite technology to increase the effectiveness of public policies for managing disaster risk and enhancing productivity with a $60 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

The project will use lessons learned to build and launch the SAOCOM 1A satellite for the development and commissioning of the SAOCOM 1B satellite, which will be launched in March 2020.