Finally, the dream of Bangladesh to conquer the space came true. As the 57th country in the world Bangladesh came to achieve such recognition after 47 years of our independence. Finally, the history has been created proving all the fears wrong.
Independent Bangladesh’s first artificial satellite ‘Bangabandhu Satellite-1’ took off for space yesterday, May 11 at late night 2:14 am (Bangladesh time). The satellite headed towards its orbit 36 kilometers away from the launching station in Florida, USA through which another success took place in our history.
The entire satellite launch was broadcasted live from USA in different private TV channels including BTV. Even the people from root level too also witnessed the creation of this history through the field administration.