Successful launch and touchdown for next-generation Falcon 9 rocket

13 May, 2018, 00:27 | Author: Bridget Leonard

People all of ages across the country were awake even after mid-night to watch the live telecast of the country's another proud event.

" When Bangabandhu Satellite-1 is functional, Bangladesh will certainly be self-governing in regards to telecoms and also transmitting solutions, having the ability to supply interactions solutions to lots of worldwide nations, such as Nepal, Myanmar or Bhutan under its insurance coverage location", the reps included. COPVs are used to store helium to pressurize the propellant tanks in the launcher's second stage. After a 24-hour delay of the May 10 debut launch due to "a standard ground system auto-abort" that halted the countdown 58 seconds before liftoff, the Block 5 edition lifted off successfully May 11 at 4:14 p.m.

He, along with hundreds of Bangladeshis including Prime Minister's ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy, watched the first 36 minutes of the launch. Bangabandhu-1 is our first own satellite, which is now on its way to orbit.

Aerial view of Falcon 9 with Dragon qualification spacecraft on the launch pad at Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in February 2010. The 9 Merlin engines in the rocket's initial stage as well as the solitary "vacuum cleaner Merlin" in the 2nd phase brag concerning 8 percent and also 5 percent extra propelled, specifically, compared to their equivalents in the Falcon 9 Block 4.

Managed by the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC), it uses 26 Ku-band and 14 C-band transponders and was manufactured by Thales Alenia Space on the Spacebus 4000B2 platform. It would mostly cover South Asian countries and Indonesia, the Philippines, Myanmar, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkestan and a part of Kazakhstan.


In addition to the satellite, the Falcon 9 launch could represent a major change in the operations and reliability of the SpaceX rockets.

There are more than 750 union parishads in the country with no internet connectivity and we want to ensure broadband internet with this satellite there.

It will also save foreign currency expenditure while the local TV channels huge viewership particularly in the Middle East countries are expected to be its main commercial user.

Students and teachers of Dhaka University (DU) enjoyed launching of Bangabandhu-1 on two big projection screens installed by the university authorities on the campus and celebrated the historical moment amid festivity and fanfare.

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