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GSAT-30 is an Indian geostationary communications satellite for DTH, Television uplink and VSAT services. It will be a replacement for Insat 4A.

GSAT 30 is based on the I-3K (I-3000) bus and features C and Ku bands transponders. The Dual Gridded Reflector antenna will provide wide coverage in C-band and a Ku-band Gregorian Antenna will provide coverage to Indian mainland and Islands. The on-board Ku-band beacon transmitter will enable earth stations to point their antennas towards the satellite.

Alternate Names

  • 45026
  • GSAT30

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2020-01-16
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5 ECA
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 3357 kg

Funding Agency

  • Indian Space Research Organization (India)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

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