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GSAT-19

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Mission: Communications

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

GSAT-19 is an Indian geostationary communications satellite. With a mass of 3200 kg and expected operational lifetime of 15 years, this satellite will test several epxerimental technologies like electrical propulsion, deployable thermal radiatiors, indigenious Li-Ion batteries.

GSLV Mk III

Family: GSLV
Configuration:

The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III is a three-stage medium-lift launch vehicle developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). It is designed to launch satellites into geostationary orbit, and is intended as a launch vehicle for crewed missions under the Indian Human Spaceflight Programme.

Specifications
  • Max Stage
    3
  • Length
    43.4 m
  • Diameter
    4.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    629 T
  • Thrust
    11898 kN
Family
  • Name
    GSLV Mk III
  • Family
    GSLV
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    GSLV Mk III
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $46,000,000 - 62,000,000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    10000 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    5000 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Indian Space Research Organization

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Chairman: S. Somanath Founded: 1969 Successes: 67 Failures: 12 Pending: 18

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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