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  • Awami League President Sheikh Hasina

    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'.

  • Bangabandhu-1

    BNP raises question over ownership

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

  • Bangladesh’s flagship venture Bangabandhu-1 satellite

    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.

  • 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.

  • Dawn of a new era

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

  • Bangladesh’s flagship venture Bangabandhu-1 satellite

    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

  • 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.