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Hon'ble Prime Minister sees 'new era' for Bangladesh as Bangabandhu-1 satellite is deployed in orbit

Hon'ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says Bangladesh has entered a ‘new era’ through the launch of its own satellite. The Bangabandhu-1 was deployed in orbit around half an hour after the launch on a SpaceX rocket from the US early on Saturday. Hon'ble PM , in a video message added to the live webcast by SpaceX, described the launch as ‘another milestone added to the continuous advancement of Bangladesh’. "Today, we entered a new era…With the launching of the Bangabandhu-1 satellite, we are hoisting our national flag in the space,” she said. 
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  • 12 May 2018