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The space kingdom of Asgardia claims to be 'the first nation to have all of its territory in space' - thanks to a new satellite

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A non-governmental organization called Asgardia wants to become the first kingdom and nation in space.
On Wednesday, the group deployed its first satellite into orbit around Earth.
Asgardia claims the small satellite's deployment means it is "the first nation to have all of its territory in space."
Decades of work may remain before Asgardia can become a country recognized by the United Nations.
The self-declared Space Kingdom of Asgardia, a nation founded by a Russian aerospace engineer and billionaire, just deployed its first satellite into orbit.
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