Myanmar to launch satellite

Yangon: Myanmar will launch a small satellite with Japanese assistance, official media reported Wednesday.

The satellite will be launched with the help of Marubeni Aerospace of Japan for use by Myanmar’s Meteorology and Hydrology Department of the Ministry of Transport, said the New Light of Myanmar.

A coordination meeting for the project was held in Nay Pyi Taw Tuesday, attended by Transport Minister U Nyan Tun Aung and Programme Manager of the Marubeni Aerospace of Japan Shoichi Satoh, reported Xinhua.

After the launching, the department will use the satellite for broadcasting weather forecast news through one of the satellite channels, the report added.


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