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October 8th, 2014
China, Venezuela To Collaborate on New Earth Observing Satellite

The Venezuelan government on Oct. 5 contracted with China’s satellite- and rocket-export company for construction and launch of an Earth observation satellite in what will be the two nations’ third satellite collaboration. The contract-signing ceremony was witnessed by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and occurred during the National Culture Congress in Caracas. Maduro said the satellite, until now referred to as Venezuelan Remote Sensing Satelite 2, will be named Antonio Jose de Sucre, after a 19th century Venezuelan independence leader. Read more via Space News