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  • 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.

  • SpaceX Falcon 9

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

    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.

  • Bangladesh’s flagship venture Bangabandhu-1 satellite

    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.

  • Bangladesh’s flagship venture Bangabandhu-1 satellite

    Bangabandhu Satellite-1 launch schedule after test results

    Though the test results of Bangladesh's first satellite, Bangabandhu-1 was expected to be in hand by Saturday evening, the SpaceX authorities are yet to provide its results, says Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission Dr Shahjahan Mahmood.

  • 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.

  • Bangladesh first satellite Bangabandhu-1 to be launched

    Bangabandhu satellite launch deferred to May 7

    The launch of Bangladesh’s first commercial satellite, Bangabandhu-1, has been deferred.

  • Bangabandhu-1 satellite reaches Florida

    Satellite Bangabandhu-1 starts for Florida tomorrow for launching

    Bangladesh's first communication satellite Bangabandhu-1 will be shipped from France to Florida of the Unite States tomorrow for launching to the orbit in the next month.

  • Bangladesh's first satellite Bangabandhu-1

    Bangabandhu Satellite: Waiting in the wings

    Bangabandhu-1, the first commercial satellite of the country, is likely to be sent into orbit next month and it will be ready for use in three months after the launch. The satellite is all set for the launch, said Shahjahan Mahmood, chairman of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC), which is dealing with the much-talked-about project.

  • Bangladesh first satellite Bangabandhu-1 to be launched

    Cabinet nods to formation of firm to operate Bangabandhu satellite

    The cabinet has approved a proposal to form Communication Satellite Company in Bangladesh, as the country prepares to launch its first commercial satellite into space.

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