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Tuesday, 27 November 2012 - 8:39
Sri Lanka's maiden satellite ready to launch.
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Sri Lanka's maiden satellite launch done by SupremeSAT, a private company with collaboration from China's state owned China Great Wall Industry Corporation, is expected to take place today.

The launch was initially expected to take place on 22nd November but was postponed due to bad weather.

Facilities for Satellite Television Services are also scheduled to be provided from July next year through the satellite launched today.

The project is valued to be 320 million US dollars.

The credit of the initial idea of this project which was commenced one and a half years ago belongs to Aeronautical Engineer Rohitha Rajapaksa.

CEO of Supreme Sat Vijith Peries speaking to our news elaborated further…

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