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Space Observatory Offers Ethiopia Pathway to Stars, Development

Two optical telescopes are the latest means through which Ethiopia aims to use space technology to further the country's development. The observatory is fully functional, and soon it will be fully operated by Ethiopia's own engineers. Astrophysicist David Buckley and other scientists have been in Ethiopia for weeks to test the telescopes and make sure everything is in line with international standards before handing it over to Ethiopia. “We check that the stars are very sharp,...

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