Tag: Geostationary orbit
Pakistan will launch its telecommunication satellite “PakSat 1R” on August 14, 2011. The satellite will replace the current telecommunication satellite developed by Hughes System. This was stated by Secretary SUPARCO, Arshad H Siraj on Monday. Talking to Dawn.com, Siraj said that the satellite will replace the existing PakSat 1 which will be inactive and outdated next year. The satellite already has shown signal eclipse of 88 days in a year. In PakSat 1R, the “R” means replacement.