GSat 9 [ISRO]
GSAT-9 is a planned Indian geostationary communications satellite.
Similar to the Insat 4C/4CRsatellites, it will carry 12 high powered Ku-band transponders with India coverage beam and two beacon transmitters. The satellite is planned with a mission life of 12 years and is to be positioned at 48º East longitude. This I-2K (I-2000) Bus satellite has a liftoff mass of 2195 kg and payload power of 2300 W. It will also test an electrical propulsion system.
Launch is planned on a GSLV Mk.2 rocket in 2015 or 2016.
|Type / Application:||Communication|
|Equipment:||12 Ku band transponders, 2 beacon transmitters|
|Configuration:||I-2K (I-2000) Bus|
|Propulsion:||LAM, electrical propulsion|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, batteries|
|GSat 9||-||2017||Sr||GSLV Mk.2|