Pakistan Technology Evaluation Satellite (PakTES-1A)
PakTES-1A is an indigenously designed satellite developed by SUPARCO scientists, engineers and technicians. The main objective of PakTES-1A is to take the next major step towards developing indigenous capability in the design and development of various types of satellites.
|Launched Date||July 09, 2018|
|Mission Life||03 years|
|Ground Stations||Islamabad & Karachi|
PakTES-1A is a 300 kg class small remote sensing satellite with a design life of 3 years placed in a sun synchronous orbit at an altitude of around 600 km carrying EO payload. PakTES-1A has been launched in a dual launch configuration along with Pakistan’s Remote Sensing Satellite (PRSS-1) using China’s LM-2C/SMA Launch Vehicle on 09-Jul-2018 from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center (JSLC), China.