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GSAT 19

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2017-031A

Description

GSAT-19 is an Indian communications satellite launched by the ISRO. The satellite will act as a testbed for the modular I-6K satellite bus, carrying experimental technologies such as ion thrusters for manoeuvring and stabilisation, active thermal control using thermal radiators, a miniaturised inertial reference unit, indigenously produced lithium-ion batteries, and C-band traveling-wave-tube amplifiers.

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2017-06-05
Launch Vehicle: GSLV-MkIII
Launch Site: Sriharikota, India

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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