GSAT-24: India’s Latest Communication Satellite Successfully Launched by Arianespace

GSAT-24: India's Latest Communication Satellite Successfully Launched by Arianespace

Bengaluru, June 23: The GSAT-24 satellite, built by ISRO for NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), was successfully launched by company Arianespace from Kourou in French Guiana ( America) on Thursday. GSAT-24 is a 24-Ku band communication weighing 4180 kg with pan-India coverage for meeting DTH application needs.

It was the first “demand driven” communication mission undertaken by NSIL post space sector reforms. NSIL, a Government of India company under the Department of Space, has leased the entire satellite capacity to Tata Play.

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GSAT-24 was launched on-board Ariane-V VA257 flight from the Guiana Space Centre, Europe’s spaceport in Kourou.

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