RU welcomes successful launching of Bangabandhu Satellite

RU welcomes successful launching of Bangabandhu Satellite

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Rajshahi, May 14 – Teachers and students of Rajshahi University (RU) have brought out joyous procession welcoming the launching of Bangabandhu-1 satellite which started its voyage towards the orbital slot from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, the USA.The procession originated from in front of university Sabash Bangla premises, marched different roads on the campus and terminated at Senate building premises.
RU vice chancellor Professor Dr M Abdus Sobhan and pro vice chancellor Prof Dr Ananda Kumar Shaha addressed the programme as chief and special guests respectively. Besides, Treasurer Prof Dr MostafizurRahman Al Arif, Proctor Prof Dr LuthforRahman, public relation officer Prof Dr Provash Kumar Karmaker, provost of different halls and officials took part in the discussion while student advisor Prof Dr Jannatul Ferdaus conducted it.
Mentionably, the historic event of Bangladesh’s debut in the space society took place at 2:14 am Bangladesh time on 12 May. Falcon 9, the finest rocket of American firm SpaceX, started to carry the satellite to the orbit from the Cape Canaveral launching pad at 4:14 pm US local time. – RU Correspondent

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