PAKSAT 1R

  • Pakistani satellite begins beaming November 7, 2011

    Islamabad: Pakistan's communication satellite, which was launched by China, is functioning fine, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, who described the project as an example of IslamabadBeijing strategic ties. Gilani on Saturday said that the PAKSAT1R satellite project is yet another manifestation of the longstanding strategic relationship between Pakistan and...
  • China launches PakSat1R satellite for Pakistan August 12, 2011

    Islamabad: Pakistan's PakSat1R geostationary communications satellite was on Thursday launched into space by a Chinese rocket from a site in southwest China. The satellite was carried into space by a Long March3B rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan province late on Thursday. PakSat1R was built by scientists and engineers...