November 2012

News on key developments at SupremeSAT, and general news on the Space and Satellite industry from across the web

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SupremeSAT Press Release

Supremesat Pvt Ltd (SupremeSAT), a regional satellite services provider, delivered Sri Lanka’s first communication Satellite, SupremeSAT – I into orbit from the Xichang Space Centre in the Sichuan Province of China, on the 27th of November 2012 at 15:43hours Sri Lanka time.The satellite was injected successfully into geostationary transfer orbit as planned and we can…

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Great day for all Sri Lankans – President – Daily News

“I share the prides and joy of all Sri Lankans as we move to the realm of space, as the rocket launched today, taking the Supreme SAT-1 satellite into orbit, carries our National Flag into the new frontier of space,” states President Mahinda Rajapaksa in a message to mark the occasion. The President’s message adds:…

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Sri Lanka's First Comsat Launched From China

Nov 28, 2012 (LBO) – A Sri Lanka’s first communications satellite by SupremeSAT, a Sino-Lankan joint venture was launched from China’s Xi Chang launch centre on November 27, the state information office said. The launch of ‘SupremeSAT-1’ at 15.45 hours was successful, an alert from the state information office said. SupremeSAT has said the comsat…

Launch of Satellite Delayed

The scheduled launch of the communication satellite, a joint venture of SupremeSAT(Pvt) Ltd and China’s state owned CGWIC has been delayed by five days due to the weather conditions.

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Sri Lanka's takeoff to space age today! – DaillyFT

The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka announced that today, 22 November, a Sri Lankan enterprise operating under the BOI, Supreme SAT, will be launching a space satellite, for the first time in the history of the country.Supreme SAT is an excellent example of international cooperation in the field of investment, being a partnership between…