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Gsat 3


Also called Edusat

General


Designation 28417 / 04036A
Launch date 20 Sep 2004
Country of origin India
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit 74°E
Launch vehicle GSLV #3

To be used for interactive education.
Went inclined in May 2009.


End of life


Out of service Dec 2010
Cause Stopped fonctionning, normal EOL?


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Technical data


Lyngsat transponder loading



Specifications


Prime contractor ISRO
Platform I-2K
Mass at launch 1950 kg
Dry mass 820 kg
Dimension 2.4 x 1.65 x 1.153 m
Solar array 10.9 m span deployes
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power EOL: 2040 W
Design lifetime 7 years


C-band


Main transponders 6
Backup transponders  
Power  
Bandwidth  
Coverage India
EIRP max 37 dBW
G/T max  
Polarization  
Frequencies extended C-band


Ku-band


Main transponders 1 + 5
Backup transponders  
Power  
Bandwidth  
Coverage 1 fixed India beam
5 regional beams (north, north-east, east, south and west)
EIRP max national: 50 dBW
spots: 55 dBW
G/T max  
Polarization  


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