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.

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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.

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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

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