Pakistan Technology Evaluation Satellite
|Mission type||Earth observation, Satellite|
|Launch mass||300 kg (660 lb)|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||9 July 2018 |
|Rocket||Long March 2C |
|Launch site||Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre|
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. It has 300 Kilogram Mass. 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.
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- "Pakistan launches two satellites using Chinese rocket | The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 2018-07-09. Retrieved 2018-07-09.
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