malaymail : Sabah seeks to put Malaysia on world map as new space launch site

KOTA KINABALU, Feb 14 — Sabah is hoping to use its strategic location at the equator to build the world’s 16th space launching facility, which would make Malaysia only the ninth country to do so now.

State Science, Technology and Innovation minister Datuk Arifin Arif announced that the state Cabinet has greenlit a feasibility study towards this goal, adding that a letter of intent will be awarded to Sovereign Sengalang Sdn Bhd.

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