PARIS — The China Great Wall Industry Corp. (CGWIC) on Dec. 11 successfully placed Algeria’s first telecommunications satellite, Alcomsat-1, into geostationary transfer orbit in the latest example of a Chinese-managed entry of a developing nation into satellite telecommunications. CGWIC said the China Long March 3B rocket, operating from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center, placed the
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Peter de Selding is a Co-Founder and editor for SpaceIntelReport.com. He started SpaceIntelReport in 2017 after 26 years as the Paris Bureau Chief for SpaceNews where he covered the commercial satellite, launch and the international space businesses. He is widely considered the preeminent reporter in the space industry and is a must read for space executives. Follow Peter @pbdes