Bangabandhu 1

Ground gets signals from Bangabandhu-1

Banghabandhu-1 is getting closer to its orbit slot at 119.1 degree east and it is on Launch and Early Orbit Phase (LEOP), said officials concerned.

June 7, 2018
June 7, 2018

Work started on second satellite

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday revealed that the government has already started work to launch the country's second satellite --'Bangabandhu-2' -- so that it could operate before the 15-year expiry time of the 'Bangabandhu-1'.

May 13, 2018
May 13, 2018

BNP raises question over ownership

The BNP yesterday alleged that the ownership of the country's first satellite, Bangabandhu-1, went to two people.

May 13, 2018
May 13, 2018

Ground gets signals from Bangabandhu-1

Banghabandhu-1 is getting closer to its orbit slot at 119.1 degree east and it is on Launch and Early Orbit Phase (LEOP), said officials concerned.

May 12, 2018
May 12, 2018

New era begins

The country's first communication satellite, Bangabandhu-1, is on its way to its orbital slot in space. With the launch of Bangabandhu-1, Bangladesh became the 57th country in the world and fourth in South Asia -- after India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka -- to have its own satellite in space.

May 11, 2018
May 11, 2018

Dawn of a new era

Bangabandhu-1 is likely to be on the way to its orbit by the time you read this report.

May 8, 2018
May 8, 2018

Bangabandhu-1 set for May-10 launch to orbit

All technical preparations have been successfully done to send the country's first communications satellite Bangabandhu-1 to its orbit

May 6, 2018
May 6, 2018

Bangabandhu-1: Pre-launch test done successfully

The test run of the country's first geostationary communications satellite, Bangabandhu-1, has been successfully completed yesterday, said the BTRC.