Mongolia launches Mongol Sat-1, its first satellite

Q.  Which country launched its first satellite called Mongol Sat-1?
- Published on 24 Apr 17

a. China
b. Mongolia
c. Tibet
d. Turkey

ANSWER: Mongolia
Mongolia launched its first satellite part of its efforts to make use of new technology to diversify its resource-dependent economy.

The 1,227-megahertz satellite, called Mongol Sat-1, will help landlocked Mongolia expand its television, telecoms and broadband services.

The satellite was launched in partnership with Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS), a telecoms and broadcast provider for the region.

No details about the cost of the satellite and the launch were provided.

The project began over 10 years ago.

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