Bangabandhu Satellite

May 12, 2019
May 12, 2019

TV stations to take services from next week

All the local television stations are now ready to get on board the Bangabandhu Satellite – 1 -- one year after its launch.

July 8, 2018
July 8, 2018

Bangabandhu satellite to link 39,000 ships at sea

Bangabandhu-1 satellite will provide the connectivity to around 39,000 ships in the Bay and the inland ports of the country in a year.

May 13, 2018
May 13, 2018

SpaceX launches Bangabandhu-1 with most powerful Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX blasts off its newest and most powerful Falcon 9 rocket, known as the Block 5, to launch the first communications satellite for Bangladesh called Bangabandhu Satellite-1, marking a leap forward in re-usability for the California-based aerospace company.

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

A leap into space-age technology

Notwithstanding the technical glitch that has postponed the event by one day, the launch of the Bangabandhu 1 satellite, from Florida, is a momentous occasion jumpstarting our leap in advanced technology and into space-age technology.

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 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.