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SALIENT FEATURES OF GSAT-19


Mission

High Throughput  Communication Satellite for VSAT application

Payload

Ku X Ka spot beams
8 user beams in Ku band
2 hub beams in Ka band

Orbit / location

Geostationary orbit / 480 East longitude ( first few months at 82.5 deg location)

Mission life

> 10 Years

Platform             

I-3K bus

Cuboid Size

2.0m x 1.77m x 3.1m

Dry Mass            

1399.23 Kg (excluding Pressurant)

Lift - off Mass

3135.58 Kg

Power

~ 4.5 KW (EOL, EQ) and
 

Two winged solar panels, three panels each on North and South wing, with multi junction solar cells. Eclipse support using 1 numbers of 100 Ah Li-Ion indigenous VSSC battery.

Control System

3 axes body stabilized control system with sensors and actuators

Propulsion System

Unified Bipropellant system with 16 thruster configuration & One 440N Liquid Apogee Motor (LAM)

TTC System

Conventional C-band and Ku band Telemetry, Tracking & Command Systems with automation features for TCP

Launch 

5th June 2017 onboard GSLV-MK-3 D1

Present status

In-Orbit