Mar 29, 2018

GSAT-6A

GSAT-6A, similar to GSAT-6 is a high power S-band communication satellite configured around I-2K bus. The mission life of spacecraft planned is about 10 years. The satellite will also provide a platform for developing technologies such as demonstration of 6 m S-Band Unfurlable Antenna, handheld ground terminals and network management techniques that could be useful in satellite based mobile communication applications

GSAT-6A was launched by GSLV-F08 on Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 16:56 Hrs (IST) from SDSC SHAR, Shriharikota.

 

Dimension: 
1.53 x 1.65 x 2.4
Mission Life: 
10 years
Power: 
3119 W
Launch Vehicle: 
GSLV-F08/GSAT-6A Mission
Type of Satellite: 
Communication
Manufacturer: 
ISRO
Owner: 
ISRO
Application: 
Communication
Orbit Type: 
GSO