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UN and Sierra Nevada team up to take non-spacefaring nations into orbit

Getting into space is hard – so much so that, nearly 50 years after we put a man on the Moon, there are still only a handful of nations with the funds and technical capabilities to launch rockets into orbit and beyond. In a move that could finally open access to space for developing countries around the world, the United Nations Office of Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) have recently announced plans for the first ever dedicated UN space mission to low-Earth orbit.
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