january, 2018

31jan00:00GSLV • GSAT-6ANET December 2017

Event Details

Launch Date: January 2018
Launch Window: TBA
Launch Vehicle: Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk.II
Launch Operator: Indian Space Research Organization
Launch Site: Satish Dhawan Space Center
Payload: GSAT-6A
Satellite Operator: Insat

 

India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk.II will lift the GSAT-6A Communications Satellite into a Geostationary Transfer Orbit. The 2,100-Kilogram GSAT-6A joins a series of satellites for multi-media and mobile applications, hosting a payload comprising five C-by-S and five S-by-C-Band transponders optimized for Satellite Digital Multimedia Broadcasting. The satellite’s capacity can also be used for strategic and social applications.

 

Mission Resources:

🚀 Launch Vehicle Overview: Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk. II

🛰 Payload Overview: GSAT-6 (6A Similar)

Launch Weather 

📍Launch Site Schedule

Time

(Wednesday) 00:00 UTC

Location

Satish Dhawan Space Center

Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh 524124, Indien

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