march, 2018

29mar11:26GSLV • GSAT-6A

Event Details

Launch Date: March 29, 2018
Launch Window: 11:26 UTC
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:

➡ Mission Updates

? Live Launch Coverage

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

? Payload Overview: GSAT-6A

Launch Weather 

?Launch Site Schedule


(Thursday) 11:26 UTC


Satish Dhawan Space Center

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