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Pakistan Celebrates Launch of Second Communication Satellite, Paksat MM1


Thu 30 May 2024 | 06:21 PM
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Pakistan marked a significant milestone in its technological and space exploration journey with the successful launch of its second communication satellite, Paksat MM1. This landmark achievement underscores Pakistan's growing capabilities in space technology and communications.

The satellite was launched from China's Xichang Satellite Launch Centre, a testament to the enduring partnership between Pakistan and China. This collaborative effort highlights the mutual commitment to advancing technological innovations that benefit both nations.

Prime Minister's Office released a statement celebrating this momentous occasion. "I am delighted to extend my heartfelt congratulations to the entire nation on the launch of Paksat MM1," said the Prime Minister. "This remarkable achievement marks a significant advancement in our space and communication capabilities, and I am immensely proud of our national accomplishment."

The Prime Minister emphasized the transformative potential of Paksat MM1, particularly in enhancing internet connectivity across Pakistan. The satellite is equipped with cutting-edge communication technology that promises to revolutionize the digital landscape by providing high-speed internet access throughout the country. This advancement is expected to significantly boost economic activities, e-commerce, and e-governance, bringing numerous benefits to the citizens of Pakistan.

The geostationary positioning of Paksat MM1, situated 36,000 kilometers above Earth, is a feat of scientific and technological prowess. The Prime Minister lauded the Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) and all those involved in the mission for their dedication and hard work. "This achievement would not have been possible without the commitment of the talented individuals at SUPARCO," he said, expressing sincere gratitude for their efforts.

The launch of Paksat MM1 symbolizes Pakistan's potential and the bright future ahead in the realm of space and communication technology. It serves as a reminder that collective efforts and determination drive national progress.

As Pakistan celebrates this historic milestone, the nation looks forward to the satellite's positive impact on various sectors and the continued pursuit of excellence in space technology. The launch of Paksat MM1 is expected to herald even greater successes in the years to come.