Take specialists’ advice for Bangabandhu-2 satellite: Minister
Publish- September 04, 2019, 10:04 PM
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Carrying Bangabandhu-1 satellite, Falcon 9 Block 5 takes off from Launch Complex 39A in Cape Canaveral, Florida on May 11. Photo courtesy: SpaceX
Dhaka, Sep 4 (UNB) - Post and Telecommunications Minister Mostafa Jabbar on Wednesday directed the Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company Limited (BCSCL) to take specialized advice for launching Bangabandhu Satellite 2.
The minister came up with the directive in a discussion programme at Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) auditorium in the city.
The minister told BCSCL to plan according to the advice of specialists to make the proposed Bangabandhu Satellite-2 flawless, unified and useful.
Plans should be made on short-term, mid-term and long-term considering the conclusion of 15-years life-span of Bangabandhu-1, he said adding that “We should consider other things like defense, meteorology, agriculture and health which should be attached in the Bangabandhu 2 satellite.”
“We have to march ahead by utilizing the experience of launching Bangabandhu 1 and our key strength is the ability of our young generation to achieve skills in satellite operation,” he said.