China will welcome Pakistan for combined collaboration to come across a well-known place in the global aerospace industry to prosper nationwide.
China Pakistan has been continuing bilateral cooperation in the aerospace sector for the past several years. Pakistan has recently launched two of its satellites into the orbit from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in China.
The satellites, Pakistan Remote Sensing Satellite-1 (PRSS-1) and Pakistan Technology Evaluation Satellite-1A (PakTES-1A), were propelled into space through the Chinese Long March 2C launch vehicle. The 1,200-kg mass satellite PRSS-1 will operate in a sun-synchronous orbit at an altitude of 640 k.
The satellite will enable Pakistan to meet its imagery requirements in the areas of land mapping, agriculture classification and assessment, urban and rural planning, environmental monitoring, natural disaster management and water resource management for socio-economic development of the country.
Meanwhile, within the next five years, there will be continuing growth in the global commercial aerospace sector and China is becoming a major force in the development of the space industry.
Pakistani Aerospace Industries is progressing for global promotion of high value addition and high technology players of Pakistan, while meeting the national needs for technology acquisition as well as export-led, sustainable, growth of Pakistani Aerospace.
Pakistani Aerospace Industries supports the development of aviation and related technologies, improves the visibility of the Pakistani aerospace globally aiming for a growing market share.