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Launch Date: 28.09.2003

Launched in September 2003, INSAT-3E is positioned at 55ºE longitude along with GSAT-8 and carries C-band transponders and Extended C-band transponders over India. The satellite is operating with reduced capacity due to an onboard power related anomaly.           

Mission Communication satellite to provide Telecommunication and Broadcast services.
Lift-off Mass 2775 Kg
Spacecraft Power 3100 W
Platform System I-3K (I-3000) bus
Propulsion Liquid Apogee Motor with MON-3 (Mixed Oxides of Nitrogen) and MMH (Mono Methyl Hydrazine) for orbit raising
Stabilization 3 – axis body stabilised in orbit using Earth sensors & sun sensors, momentum and reaction wheels, magnetic torquers and thrusters
Launch Date September 28, 2003
Launch Site French Guyana
Launch Vehicle Ariane 5-V162
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