Pakistan Technology Evaluation Satellite

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Mission type Earth observation, Satellite
Operator SUPARCO
Spacecraft properties
Manufacturer SUPARCO
Launch mass 300 kg (660 lb)
Start of mission
Launch date 9 July 2018 [1]
Rocket Long March 2C [1]
Launch site Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre[1]
Contractor China

Pakistan Technology Evaluation Satellite (PakTES-1A) is a experimental satellite of Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission. It was made by SUPARCO, and launched by China.[2] It has 300 Kilogram Mass.[3] The Satellite was launched by Long March 2C rocket on 9 July, 2018. It will operate at an altitude of 610 kilometres (380 mi) from the Earth.[4]

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