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GSAT-10 is a 3-axis body stabilized geostationary satellite based on ISRO’s I-3K (I-3000) bus to provide communication services/augment the existing services. It carries 12 Normal C-band, 6 Extended C-band, 12 Ku-band transponders along with GAGAN (GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation) payload. The lift-off mass of the satellite is 3400 kg and it generates 6.0 kW of Power. The satellite will be located at 83ºE and will have a minimum operational life of 15 years.

Alternate Names

  • 38779
  • GSAT10

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2012-09-28
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5 ECA
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 3400 kg

Funding Agency

  • Indian Space Research Organization (India)


  • Communications

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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