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CMS 01



GSAT-12 is an Indian communications satellite being realised as replacement INSAT-3B. The satellite carries 12 Extended C-band transponders and is positioned at 83º East longitude colocated with Insat-2E and Insat-4A with a mission life of 7 years.

Alternate Names

  • 47256
  • CMS01
  • GSat 12

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2020-12-17
Launch Vehicle: PSLV-XL
Launch Site: Sriharikota, India
Mass: 1450 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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