Bangabandhu-1 satellite

May 11, 2018
May 11, 2018

With ‘everything ok’, Bangabandhu-1 awaits launching

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”.

May 10, 2018
May 10, 2018

Bangabandhu-1 launch process postponed, to resume tomorrow

Satellite launching company SpaceX has postponed its process to launch Bangabandhu-1 to the orbit due to a standard ground system auto abort. It will resume the process tomorrow at 4:14pm US local time, SpaceX told in a tweet.

May 10, 2018
May 10, 2018

How Bangabandhu satellite will be launched

Bangladesh’s flagship venture Bangabandhu-1 satellite will be launched into orbit today. The satellite will be carried by a SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket and the launch will be streamed live at US local time 4:12pm to 6:22pm from SpaceX launch station in Florida.

May 9, 2018
May 9, 2018

US invites visitors for Bangabandhu-1 launch

Kennedy Space Centre has invited visitors to witness the launching of Bangabandhu-1, Bangladesh’s first commercial satellite, at its visitor complex tomorrow.

May 8, 2018
May 8, 2018

Bangabandhu satellite launching to be aired at all upazilas

The government has directed all district and upazila administrations to broadcast country’s first commercial satellite launching event live through large screen display.

May 7, 2018
May 7, 2018

Bangabandhu-1 now set to be launched May 10

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.

May 7, 2018
May 7, 2018

Bangabandhu-1: Ground still not ready to serve clients

Although the Bangabandhu-1 is technically well positioned in Florida's Cape Canaveral for its launch into orbit, the two ground stations in Gazipur and Rangamati are not yet ready to offer services.

May 5, 2018
May 5, 2018

Testing of Bangabandhu Satellite-1 done: BTRC chief

The testing of Bangladesh's first satellite, Bangabandhu-1 has been completed, Chairman of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission Dr Shahjahan Mahmood says.

May 2, 2018
May 2, 2018

Bangabandhu-1 satellite launch deferred again

The launch of the country’s first commercial satellite, Bangabandhu-1, is deferred again, Telecommunication and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar says.

April 11, 2018
April 11, 2018

Bangabandhu-1 satellite to be launched May 5

Bangabandhu-1, the first commercial satellite of the country, will be sent into orbit May 5 (Bangladesh time) and it will be ready for use in three months after the launch.