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GSAT-15

GSAT-15, India’s latest Communication Satellite is a high power satellite being inducted into the INSAT/GSAT system. Weighing 3164 kg at lift-off, GSAT-15 carries a total of 24 communication transponders in Ku-band as well as a GPS Aided GEO Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) payload operating in L1 and L5 bands. GSAT-15 is the third satellite to carry GAGAN payload after GAST-8 and GSAT-10, which are already providing navigation services from orbit. GSAT-15, carries a Ku-band beacon as well to help in accurately pointing ground antennas towards the satellite.
GSAT-15 was launched by Ariane-5 VA-227 launch vehicle from Kourou, French Guiana on early morning of November 11, 2015

    
Mission
Communication and Satellite Navigation
Weight
3164 kg (Mass at Lift – off)
1440 kg (Dry Mass)
Power
Solar array providing 6200 Watts and Three 100 AH Lithium-Ion batteries
Propulsion
Bi- propellant System
Launch date
November 11, 2015
Launch site
Kourou, French Guiana
Launch vehicle
Ariane-5 VA-227
Orbit
Geostationary (93.5° East longitude)
Co-located with INSAT-3A and INSAT-4B
Mission life
12 Years

Launch Mass: 
3164 kg
Launch Date: 
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Mission Life: 
12 Years
Power: 
Solar array providing 6200 Watts and Three 100 AH Lithium-Ion batteries
Type of Satellite: 
Manufacturer: 
ISRO
Owner: 
ISRO
Orbit Type: 

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