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GSat 20

GSAT-20 is an Indian geostationary Ka-band high-throughput communications satellite.

GSAT 20 is reportedly built on theI-6K unified modular bus and features a Ka-band high-throughput communications payload with 70 Gbps throughput utilizing multiple beams.

The satellite will be launched in early 2018 on the second orbital development flight of the GSLV Mk.3 launch vehicle.

Nation: India
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: Insat
Contractors: ISRO
Equipment: Ka-band high throughput payload
Configuration: I-6K (I-6000) Bus
Propulsion: electric propulsion
Power: 2 solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 15 years
Mass:
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
GSat 20 - 2017 Sr SLP GSLV Mk.3
Further GSat missions: