The Stasiun Peluncuran Roket (literally “rocket launch station” in Indonesian) or “basic launch LAPAN” is a basic launch of sounding rockets of the National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN ). It is located near Pameungpeuk (in) in the province of West Java in Indonesia and was mainly used to start with Type RX-250-LPN (in) .
The Meteorological, Climatological and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia ( Badan Meteorologi, Klimatologi, Dan Geofisika or BMKG in Indonesian ) is the meteorological service of Indonesia . It is a non-departmental government agency.
The Republic of Indonesia has declared its independence August 17, 1945 after more than 350 years of domination Dutch . The science in Indonesia was organized from the colonial era which took part in the technological development of the archipelago 1 . This does not preclude the country from having known previous scientific and technical developments, for example through traditional technologies used in agriculture or navigation .