Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Pakistan to Launch Communication Satellite PAKSAT MM1 on 30th May

The Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (Suparco) has announced the launch date for Pakistan’s new Multi Mission Communication Satellite, known as PAKSAT MM1. This significant event is scheduled to take place on May 30, 2024, at the XiChang Satellite Launch Centre (XSLC) in China.

PAKSAT MM1 has been developed as part of Pakistan’s ambitious National Space Program 2047. This project is a result of a collaborative effort between Suparco and the Chinese aerospace industry.

The main goal of this satellite is to enhance Pakistan’s communication and connectivity infrastructure. It leverages advanced communication technologies to support various services, contributing to the nation’s socio-economic development and its efforts to transform into a Digital Pakistan.

The satellite is expected to play a crucial role in improving telecommunication, broadcasting, and internet services across the country. This will help bridge the digital divide, ensuring that more people have access to modern communication tools. Additionally, it will support the growth of Pakistan’s technology sector, fostering innovation and development.

To celebrate this milestone, Suparco has planned a live broadcast of the launch ceremony. The event will be streamed from Suparco’s facilities in Karachi and Islamabad, allowing people across the country to witness this historic moment.

This launch marks a significant step forward in Pakistan’s space ambitions, highlighting the country’s commitment to leveraging space technology for national progress. The PAKSAT MM1 satellite is poised to make a substantial impact on the nation’s digital landscape, paving the way for a more connected and technologically advanced Pakistan.

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