Oyogist has learned that the Director-General of National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), Dr. Halilu Shaba, has disclosed that Nigeria’s satellite has expired.
Recall the satellite was licensed in 2011.
Shaba further Disclosed that the satellite is functioning based on ‘Grace’.
The satellite is commonly used for security purposes, it has a 7-year lifespan and a new one ought to have been built a long time ago.
The satellite we’re using expired in 2018 and is still giving us necessary data based on ‘Grace’.
It’s a story one cannot tell because so many things are competing for the same resources in the country,” he said Further.