Pakistan to Launch First Remote Sensing Satellite in July


Pakistan is ready to launch PakTES-1A which is an indigenously developed remote sensing satellite (RSS). It will be launched next month i.e; July 2018. This breaking news was revealed by Foreign Office Spokesman Dr Muhmmad Faisal on Sunday. While telling more about the Remote Sensing Satellite, the spokesperson further added that PakTES-1A is an indigenously developed remote sensing satellite having 285 kg weight. He revealed that it will be launched at 610 km sun-synchronous orbit in July, 2018.

Remote Sensing Satellite- A way to Digitization

Dr Muhammad Faisal also shared the picture of the satellite’s model.


Pakistan Technology Evaluation Satellite (PakTES-1A) is a fully indigenous project of the scientists and engineers of Pakistan Space (Sparco) from concept to completion.

This is not the first and only milestone achieved by Pakistan. In March, Pakistan had achieved a milestone in space technology by securing geostationary orbital slot with previous frequency resources confirming the ever-expanding foothold in the extraterrestrial world.

The Suparco has also collaborated with China Great Wall Industry Cooperation (CGWIC) to acquire communication satellite PakSat Multi Satellite (PakSat-MM1).

Also Read: Japan Takes A Further Step Towards Digitization by Launching Satellite for GPS

Fizza Atique

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