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GSAT 6

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2015-041A

Description

Designed for nine to twelve years of service, the satellite carries an 80-centimetre (2.6 ft) C-band antenna for providing a single fixed beam and a six metre (16-foot) deployable antenna that will facilitate five S-band spot beams. Electrical power comes from a pair of solar arrays generating 3.1 kilowatts for the spacecraft’s systems.

Alternate Names

  • 40880
  • INSAT-4E
  • GSAT6

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2015-08-27
Launch Vehicle: GSLV-MkII
Launch Site: Sriharikota, India
Mass: 2117 kg

Funding Agency

  • Indian Space Research Organization (India)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 
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