march, 2018

29mar00:00GSLV • GSAT-6A

Event Details

Launch Date: March 29, 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


(Thursday) 00:00 UTC


Satish Dhawan Space Center

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