GSLV-F08/GSAT-6A Mission Updates – Telecast On Doordarshan

By | March 29, 2018

GSLV-F08 Updates: GSLV-F08 is the 12th flight of Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) and Sixth flight with indigenous Cryogenic Stage. The Launch of GSLV-F08 carrying GSAT-6A is planned from the Second Launch Pad (SLP) in Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota.

GSLV -F08 / GSAT-6A Mission is scheduled to be launched on Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 16:56 Hrs (IST).

GSLV-F08/GSAT-6A Mission Updates

GSLV-F08 Live Updates

About The Mission GSLV-F08/ GSAT-6A

  1. 12th flight of Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV)
  2. Sixth flight with indigenous Cryogenic Upper Stage.
  3. Launch from the Second Launch Pad (SLP) in Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota

Targeted Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) of GSLV-F8

  • Perigee: 170 km
  • Apogee: 35,975 km
  • Inclination: 20.63 deg

Three Orbit Raising Manoeuvres using the satellite’s onboard propulsion system Δv= 1656 meter/sec

Targeted Orbit Of GSAT-6A

  1. Type = Geostationary orbit
  2. Height = 36,000 km
  3. Inclination= zero deg

About The Vehicle GSLV-F08/ GSAT-6A

GSLV-F08 at a Glase

About The Vehicle GSLV-F08/ GSAT-6A

Importance In GSLV-F08

  • Introduction of High Thrust Vikas Engine (HTVE) in GS2
  • Introduction of electromechanical actuation (EMA) system in place of electrohydraulic actuation (EHA) in GS2

GSLV-F08/ GSAT-6A Satellite Features

Check here the silent features of the satelite

  1. Provides mobile communication for India through multi beam coverage facility.
  2. S-band in five spot beams
  3. C-band in one beam
  4. 6 m diameter unfurlable antenna for user communication link
  5. 0.8 m fixed antenna for hub communication link
  6. Overall size= 1.53mX1.65mX2.4m
  7. 1-2K spacecraft bus
  8. Power= 3119W

GSLV-F08 Flight Profile

GSLV-F08 Flight Profile

GSLV-F08/GSAT-6A Mission Gallery

GSLV-F08 Images:

GSLV-F08 Images

GSAT-6A Images:

GSAT-6A Images

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