Ariane 5 ECA
GSAT-11

Ariane 5 ECA | GSAT-11

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 ECA Rocket

TBD

Arianespace is scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 ECA rocket as part of the GSAT-11 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission is on Thu Nov 29th 2018 7:00 PM from Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou. The status of the launch is Red. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!


Mission

GSAT-11

GSAT-11 is a 5725 kg Indian geostationary communications satellite is based on the new I-6K Bus and carry 40 transponders in the Ku-band and Ka-band frequencies (32 Ka × Ku-Band Forward Link Transponders and 8 Ku × Ka band Return Link Transponders), which are 3-6 times more powerful than that used in existing indian communications satellites and capable of providing upto 10 Gbps throughput. The satellite was originally baselined to be launched by a GSLV Mk.3 rocket, but will now be put into orbit on a commercially procured Ariane launch.

Location

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

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