NEXT SPACEFLIGHT

Status

GSAT-20

Launch Time
NET 2nd Quarter, 2024
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Rocket

Falcon 9 Block 5
Image Credit: SpaceX
SpaceX
Status: Active
Price: $69.75 million
Liftoff Thrust: 7,607 kN
Payload to LEO: 22,800 kg
Payload to GTO: 8,300 kg
Stages: 2
Strap-ons: 0
Rocket Height: 70.0 m
Fairing Diameter: 5.2 m
Fairing Height: 13.0 m

Mission Details

GSAT-20

GSAT-20 is a communication satellite jointly being developed by Indian Space Research Organisation Satellite Centre and Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre. GSAT-20 will be a continuation of GSAT series of communication satellites. The satellite is intended to add data transmission capacity to the communication infrastructure required by Smart Cities Mission of India.

It will be the first ISRO made satellite to move from geostationary transfer orbit to geostationary orbit using electric propulsion.

Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 4,700.0 kg
Geostationary Transfer Orbit

Location

SLC-40 or LC-39A, Florida, USA