Tag: Space

BRI satellite to launch in June

The BRI board of directors is all smiles before a press conference after the company's annual general meeting on March 23 in Jakarta. State-owned lender Bank Rakyat Indonesia Tbk ( BRI ) is set to launch BRIsat, the world's first satellite dedicated to banking services, on June 9 and expects to have it online before the end of August. BRI president

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Solar Eclipse Phases and Local times

As if a sign from the gods, a rare solar eclipse is set to unfold in Indonesia right on March 9, which happens to be Nyepi, the “Day of Silence” in Bali. That’s going to make things extra dark for a bit, as during Nyepi, lights that can be seen from outside your house are not permitted. Though the eclipse coming to Indonesia on Wednesday is a total solar

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8 – 9 March 2016 – Total Solar Eclipse

The total solar eclipse will be visible from parts of Indonesia including Sumatra, Borneo, and Sulawesi, and from locations in the Pacific Ocean. Observers in northern and eastern Australia, in South Asia, and in East Asia will be able to see a partial eclipse. The eclipse will begin at 23:19 UTC on March 8, 2016, and its maximum point will take place at

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