Nigeria is to launch Africa’s first Nanosatellite (an artificial satellite with a wet mass between one and 10 kg )  into the orbit.
Director-General of National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), Prof Seidu Mohammed, has said in New York that the Nigeria’s nanosatellite would be launched alongside four other countries between May 23 to May 27 from the launch base at Miami, Florida, US.
According to him, the latest satellite to be launched is another feat achieved by the Nigerian engineers.