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Insat 4E


Also called Gsat 6

General


Designation 40880 / 15041A
Launch date 27 Aug 2015
Country of origin India
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit 83°E
Launch vehicle GSLV #9

Initially planned for launch in 2008.
Is a multimedia mobile satellite system. Cost (INR2.69 billion (EUR49.9 million, US$58.5 million)
Is to provide Satellite Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (S-DMB) to mobile phones and mobile audio video receivers (inside cars).

To be mainly used by the armed forces.

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Technical data


Lyngsat transponder loading



Specifications


Prime contractor ISRO
Platform I2K
Mass at launch 2117 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 9 years

6.5 m antenna: the largest antenna made by ISRO

C- to S-band (to mobile)


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

Would provide MPEG 4 television broadcast.

S- to C-band (from mobile)


Main transponders
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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