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Ghana strives to improve space program

students prepare the balloon that will be used to conduct a test launch of a Coke-can sized satellite, at All Nations University in Koforidua, Ghana, May 14. Ghanaian college students plan Wednesday to launch a model of a satellite the size of a Coke can 200 yards into the air.

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students prepare the balloon that will be used to conduct a test launch of a Coke-can sized satellite, at All Nations University in Koforidua, Ghana, May 14. Ghanaian college students plan Wednesday to launch a model of a satellite the size of a Coke can 200 yards into the air.



KOFORIDUA, Ghana (AP) — Their goal might not sound like much: The college students plan Wednesday to launch a tiny model of a satellite the size of a Coke can a mere 200 yards (meters) into the air...

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