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Monday, June 12, 2017

Geostationary Satellite GSAT-19 Indian Communication Satellite

     GSAT-19 satellite was launched from Second launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR) in Sriharikotta. It was carried by GSLV-Mark-III-D1 on 05 June 2017.

 GSAT-19 satellite is a communication satellite of India, it was launched with a mass of 3136kg configured with ISRO's Standard I-3K bus.

GSAT-19 carries Ka/Ku band-width throughout the communication transpoders. It also carried Geostationary Radiation Spectrometer (GRASP) payload to monitor the charged particle and the influence of space radiation on orbiting satellites and their electronic components. GSAT also features certain advanced spacecraft technologies including miniaturised heat pipe, fibre optic gyro, Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) accelerometer, Ku bandwidth transpoder and well indegenous Lithium-ion Battery.

GSLV-Mark-III-D1 at Liftup Stage India


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