Indian Satellite Research Organization (ISRO) successfully launched Geosynchronous Satellite rocket Vehicle Mark III on 5 June 2017.
GSAT-19 satellite with a lift-off mass of 3136 kg, is the communication satellite of India, configured around the ISRO’s standard I-3K bus
The satellite will act as a testbed for the modular I-6K satellite bus, carrying experimental technologies such as ion thrusters for manoeuvring and stabilisation, active thermal control using thermal radiators, a miniaturised inertial reference unit, indigenously produced lithium-ion batteries, and C-band traveling-wave-tube amplifiers.
GSAT-19 satellite was launched by GSLV Mk III-D1 on Monday, June 05, 2017 from the Second Launch Pad (SLP) at Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR (SDSC SHAR), Sriharikota.
|Launch Mass:||3136 Kg|
|Mission Life:||10 years|
|Launch Vehicle:||GSLV Mk III-D1/GSAT-19 Mission|
|Type of Satellite:||Communication|