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GSat 20 (CMS 03)

GSat 20 ? [ISRO]

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

GSAT 20 is built on the I-3K unified modular bus and features a Ka × Ka high-throughput communications payload with 70 Gbps throughput utilizing multiple spot beams providing broadband services across the Indian region.

The satellite was originally planned to be launched not before 2020 on a GSLV Mk.3 (2) launch vehicle, but was brought forward to a 2019 launch on an Ariane-5ECA+ but had in 2021 reverted back to a GSLV Mk.3 (2) launch.

Nation: India
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: Insat
Contractors: ISRO
Equipment: Ka-band high throughput payload
Configuration: I-3 (I-3000) Bus
Propulsion: electric propulsion
Power: 2 solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 15 years
Mass: 3650 kg
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
GSat 20 (CMS 03) - 202x Sr SLP GSLV Mk.3 (2)
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