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GSAT 17 - [June 28, 2017] - Latest Satellites of India

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GSAT 17
  • It is the third communication satellite of India which was launched by the Ariane 5ECA rocket of Arianespace centre.
  • It has 40 transponders mainly for broadcasting, telecommunication and VSAT services.
  • Placed into the geosynchronous transfer orbit or GTO.
  • Launched on June 28, 2017.
  • Launched from french guiana.
  • Weight: 3477 kg
  • Operational Life: 15 years
  • The previous communication satellites launched by India are
    • 1st -  GSAT-9 or South Asia Satellite on May 5, 2017.
    • 2nd - GSAT-19 on June 5, 2017.

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