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GSat 9

GSAT-9 will carry 6 C band and 24 Ku band transponders with India coverage beam. The satellite is planned to be launched during 2011-12 with a mission life of 12 years and positioned at 48 East longitude. This I-2K (I-2000) Bus satellite has a liftoff mass of 2330 kg and payload power of 2300W.

Nation: India
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: Insat
Contractors: ISRO
Equipment: 6 C band and 24 Ku band transponders
Configuration: I-2K (I-2000) Bus
Propulsion: LAM
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 12 years
Mass: 2330 kg
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
GSat 9 - 201x

References:

  • ISRO Website
Further GSat missions: