Pakistan to launch its first optical remote sensing satellite in March 2018

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  1. BilalAdministrator

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    Pakistan to launch its first optical remote sensing satellite in March 2018..................!

    A Public Release from Pakistan's Space agency SUPARCO stated that they are all set to launch Pakistan's first ever optical remote sensing satellite in 2018 that is currently under development at Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission in collaboration with different universities throughout the country.
    SUPARCO has set up its own version of Global navigation satellite system (GNS), also has acquired the Beidou navigation system of China for this satellite since September 2012.

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    According to the available details this satellite will be equipped with various sensors and instruments including very high resolution radiometer & Synthetic aperture radar.
    Pakistan, at present is using a foreign satellite, however, after sending its own remote sensing satellite into space, the country will not have to pay huge sums for foreign satellite.
     

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