Launch Date:15.07.2011


GSAT-12 satellite is configured around 1000 Kg class (I-1K) bus with Ext C-band Solid State Power Amplifier (SSPA) based transponders. The satellite was successfully launched onboard PSLV-C17 on July 15, 2011 with a lift-off mass of 1410 kg. The satellite is designed for a mission life of 8 years and was placed at 83ºE longitude. 

Mission Communication satellite to provide Telecommunication and Broadcast services.
Lift-off Mass 1410 kg
Spacecraft Power Solar array providing 1430 Watts and one 64 Ah Li-Ion battery
Platform System I-2K Bus ( I-2000) Bus
Propulsion 440 Newton Liquid Apogee Motors (LAM) with Mono Methyl Hydrazine (MMH) as fuel and Mixed oxides of Nitrogen (MON-3) as oxidizer for orbit raising
Stabilization 3-axis body stabilized in orbit using Earth Sensors, Sun Sensors, Momentum and Reaction Wheels, Magnetic Torquers and eight 10 Newton and eight 22 Newton bipropellant thrusters
Launch Date July 15, 2011
Launch Site SHAR, Sriharikota, India
Launch Vehicle PSLV-C17