SouthAsiaSat (GSAT-9)

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Mission: Communications

Geostationary Transfer Orbit Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad Sriharikota, Republic of India

GSAT-9 is a multi band communication and observation satellite. It carries a GAGAN (regional Indian GPS navigational system) navigation payload to provide GPS services to security forces and air traffic control organizations. Weighing about 2330 kg, satellite has an operational lifetime of 12 years.

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South Asia Satellite, PM's Gift To Neighbours, Lifts Off

The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) successfully launched the 450-crore GSAT-9 or the South Asia Communication Satellite at ISRO, Sriharikota ...

South Asian Satellite GSAT-9 launched successfully by ISRO Sriharikota today


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GSLV-F09/GSAT-9 onboard camera view

A Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk II (GSLV-F09) launched the GSAT-9 communication satellite (South Asia Satellite) from the Second Launch Pad (SLP...

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GSLV Mk II

Family: PSLV
Configuration:

Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark II (GSLV Mk II) is the largest launch vehicle developed by India, which is currently in operation. This fourth generation launch vehicle is a three stage vehicle with four liquid strap-ons. The indigenously developed cryogenic Upper Stage (CUS), which is flight proven, forms the third stage of GSLV Mk II. From January 2014, the vehicle has achieved four consecutive successes.

Specifications
  • Max Stage
    3
  • Length
    49.0 m
  • Diameter
    2.8 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    401 T
  • Thrust
    7420 kN
Family
  • Name
    GSLV Mk II
  • Family
    PSLV
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    GSLV Mk. II
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    2500 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Indian Space Research Organization

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Director: Kailasavadivoo Sivan Founded: 1969 Successes: 45 Failures: 6 Pending: 16

Agency Type: Government

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is the space agency of the Government of India headquartered in the city of Bangalore. Its vision is to "harness space technology for national development while pursuing space science research and planetary exploration."

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Sriharikota, Republic of India

Pad: Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad


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