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Paragraph On Bangabandhu Satellite-1
A satellite is an artificial body which is place in orbit round the earth or another planet. It collect information. The Bangabandhu satellite-1 is the first Bangladeshi geostationary communication satellite. The Satellite has been named after the father of the nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. It was designed and manufactured by Thales Alenia Space and its launch provider was Space X. Its launch station was kennedy Space Center on Merritt Island, Florida, USA and the ground control stations are in Betbunia and Gazipur in Bangladesh. The satellite was expected to be located at the 119.1 East longitude geostationary slot. 

With a total mass of 3700kg and powered by 2 deployable solar array and batteries, the expected longevity of the satellite is 15 years. The satellite provides Ku-band and C-band television broadcast and data relay services across Bangladesh and neighboring areas. This satellite will bring about enormous development and uninterrupted telecommunication  system in Bangladesh. At present, the country's television channels have been renting bandwidth from chinese, Indian and singaporean satellite at a cost of about $14 Million a year. 

It is expected that Bangladesh will not only save such amount of money in the future, but also would earn a  lot by letting other countries to release the unused bandwidth. The launch of satellite Bangabandhu-1 by Bangladesh brings both prospect and challenge as it is expected to help the country save focing currency, while the challenges remain in effectively running the venture.

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