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GSat 10

GSat 10 [ISRO]

GSAT-10 is a 3-axis body stabilized geostationary satellite based on ISRO’s I-3K (I-3000) bus to provide communication services/augment the existing services. It carries 12 Normal C-band, 6 Extended C-band, 12 Ku-band transponders along with GAGAN (GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation) payload. The lift-off mass of the satellite is 3400 kg and it generates 6.0 kW of Power. The satellite will be located at 83ºE and will have a minimum operational life of 15 years.

The satellite was launched on board Ariane-5ECA in September 2012.

Nation: India
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: Insat
Contractors: ISRO
Equipment: 12 Normal C-band, 6 Extended C-band and 12 Ku-band transponders, GAGAN
Configuration: I-3K (I-3000) Bus
Propulsion: LAM
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 15 years
Mass: 3435 kg
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
GSat 10 2012-051B 28.09.2012 Ko ELA-3 Ariane-5ECA with 2F

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