Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 9 / Trend, I. Izzet /
Launching the Azerbaijani telecommunications satellite Azerspace/Africasat-1 by Ariane-5 rocket carrier is the result of Azerbaijan's successful economic and political development, president of the Equestrian Federation, Chief of the State Border Service, General Lieutenant Elchin Guliyev said at the conference of the Equestrian Federation as of 2012 on Saturday.
Guliyev said that launching the Azerbaijani satellite into orbit is a historic event for our country.
Azerbaijan will reach great success in the future under the leadership of President Aliyev, Guliyev said.
The Azerbaijani first artificial satellite Azerspace-1 was launched into orbit from Kourou Space Center in French Guiana on Feb. 8.
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