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Gsat 6A




General


Designation 43241 / 18027A
Launch date 29 Mar 2018
Country of origin India
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit 83°E planned
Launch vehicle GSLV #13

Similar to Gsat 6 aka Insat 4E For Indian military handheld terminals



End of life


Out of service 31 Mar 2018
Cause Communication with the satellite was lost after the second orbit manoeuver on 31 March, might be a power issue. No quick fix is possible.
Decay  


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Technical data



Specifications


Prime contractor ISRO
Platform I2K
Mass at launch 2140 kg
Dry mass ~985 kg
Dimension 2.1 x 2.5 x 4.1 m
Solar array 2 deployable arrays
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power 3100 W
Design lifetime 10 years

6.5 m antenna: the largest antenna made by ISRO

C- to S-band (to mobile)


Main transponders 5
Backup transponders  
Power  
Bandwidth 9 MHz
Coverage C-band: India
S-band: 5 beams
EIRP max  
G/T max  
Polarization  


S- to C-band (from mobile)


Main transponders 5
Backup transponders  
Power  
Bandwidth 2.7 MHz
Coverage C-band: India
S-band: 5 beams
EIRP max  
G/T max  
Polarization  


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