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Bangabandhu satellite to begin commercial operations in Aug

Country’s maiden satellite Bangabandhu-1 will start commercial operations from August this year subject to its launch into the orbital slot at 119.1 Degrees East tentatively on April 24, a top official said. “We are expecting to begin the commercial operations from August and hopeful of launching the satellite at the end of this month after a series of tests,” Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) chairman Dr Shahjahan Mahmood told the daily sun on Wednesday. He said the American firm SpaceX has already started its pre-launch preparations to launch the satellite.   
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  • 04 April 2018