Arianespace is scheduled to launch a GSLV Mk III rocket as part of the GSAT-20 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission is on July 1, 2020 00:00:00 UTC from Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the GSLV Mk III and experience the excitement for yourself.
GSAT-20 is an Indian geostationary Ka-band high-throughput communications satellite.
GSAT 20 is reportedly built on the I-6K unified modular bus and features a Ka-band high-throughput communications payload with 70 Gbps throughput utilizing multiple spot beams providing broadband services across the Indian region.
It will be the first fully Electric Propulsion/EP enabled satellite which can be five to six times more efficient than chemical-based propulsion. It will be the first ISRO made satellite to move from Geostationary transfer orbit to Geosynchronous orbit using Electric Propulsion.
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