For boosting and maintaining the friendly relationships with China, Pakistan has collaborated with the brotherly-nation for the launch of two satellites by June.
The news relating the satellites is not new however the launch date is not yet revealed or confirmed. The China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALVT) confirmed that the government of China is all set to launch the two remote sensing satellites for Pakistan in the month of June.
One of the to be launched satellites is an optical remote sensing one, whereas the other satellite is an experimental one.
The satellites would be used for the purpose of the geo-monitoring and for capturing images from the orbit. The Pakistan Remote Sensing Satellite (PRSS-1) was initially made for the nation’s multi-spectral imaging requirements.
It would be the first international commercial launch after like about eighteen years, the satellite would be sent to space via Chinese Long March-2C rocket, which would also be taking the China-France oceanography satellite in the month of September. As per the reports of Xinhua—the Chinese news agency the satellite would be examining the ocean winds and waves.
According to sources, the geo-sensing satellites are used for observing the Earth and for studying and analysing the land resources. With the PRSS-1 Pakistan’s most significant regions including the agriculture, forestry, weather forecast, and disaster management would be benefited to the best.
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