Jun 05, 2017

GSAT-19

GSAT-19 satellite with a lift-off mass of 3136 kg, is the communication satellite of India, configured around the ISRO’s standard I-3K bus.

GSAT-19 carries Ka/Ku-band high throughput communication transponders. Besides, it carries a Geostationary Radiation Spectrometer (GRASP) payload to monitor and study the nature of charged particles and the influence of space radiation on satellites and their electronic components. GSAT-19 also features certain advanced spacecraft technologies including miniaturised heat pipe, fibre optic gyro, Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) accelerometer, Ku-band TTC transponder, as well an indigenous Lithium-ion Battery.

GSAT-19 satellite was launched by GSLV Mk III-D1 on Monday, June 05, 2017 from the Second Launch Pad (SLP) at Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR (SDSC SHAR), Sriharikota.

प्रमोचन भार / Launch Mass: 
3136 Kg
मिशन कालावधि / Mission Life : 
10 years
प्रमोचक राकेट / Launch Vehicle: 
GSLV Mk III-D1/GSAT-19 Mission
उपग्रह का प्रकार / Type of Satellite: 
Communication
निर्माता / Manufacturer: 
ISRO
स्‍वामी / Owner: 
ISRO
अनुप्रयोग / Application: 
Communication
कक्षा का प्रकार / Orbit Type: 
GSO