Bangabandhu-1, the country’s first ever communications satellite, makes its debut with the live coverage of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship 2018 on test basis.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will today inaugurate two ground stations for Bangabandhu Satellite-1, the country's first satellite.
The government has started the process for preparing the country's second communication satellite Bangabandhu-2 so that it can replace the current satellite when it will become obsolete, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says.
BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed demands the government make public the total amount of money spent on launching Bangabandhu-1 Satellite in the space.
Greeting the country's people on the occasion of launching of Bangabandhu-1, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says another milestone has been set with its launching in Bangladesh's continuous march forward.
Bangladesh becomes a member of the exclusive club of satellite-owning countries as its first commercial satellite was launched to space in the early hours of today (Bangladesh Time 2:14am), opening the doors for huge opportunities.
The nation's dream satellite, Bangabandhu-1, is now on its way to orbit after its perfect and successful launching, making Bangladesh's debut in the global space society.
As Bangabandhu-1, Bangladesh’s first flagship satellite, waits in the hangar for launch, officials have said that the rocket that will take it up to space is “ready for a go”.
The new date for launching Bangabandhu-1, the first ever satellite of the country, has been set on May 10, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) confirms.