Sixth anniversary of PRSS-1 and PakTES-1A launch: milestones in Pakistan space capabilities.

The Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) celebrated the sixth anniversary of the launch of two groundbreaking satellites: the Pakistan Remote Sensing Satellite (PRSS-1) and the Pakistan Technology Evaluation Satellite (PakTES-1A).

Launched on July 9, 2018, from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in China, these satellites signify significant achievements in Pakistan’s space capabilities.

PRSS-1 has played a pivotal role in environmental monitoring, resource management, and disaster response, providing invaluable data.

Meanwhile, PakTES-1A, developed domestically, underscores Pakistan’s growing prowess in satellite technology.

Addressing the occasion, Chairman SUPARCO highlighted the pivotal milestones attained through these satellites and reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to advancing its space program.

“The data and insights gathered from PRSS-1 and PakTES-1A have made substantial contributions to national development and scientific research,” he emphasized.

“On this milestone, SUPARCO expresses gratitude to all partners, scientists, and engineers whose dedication ensured the success of these missions, laying a robust groundwork for future advancements in Pakistan’s space endeavors,” the Chairman concluded.