ISRO

Sep 02, 2007

INSAT-4CR

INSAT–4CR spacecraft is configured with exclusive Ku band employing the I-2K Bus with a mass of 2130 Kg. It was injected into the orbit by GSLV-F04 rocket with enhanced Russian Cryogenic engine and co-located at 74o East longitude along with INSAT–3C / Kalpana–1 / GSAT–3 (EDUSAT).

INSAT-4CR carries 12 high-power Ku-band transponders designed to provide Direct-to-home (DTH) television services, Video Picture Transmission (VPT) and Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG).

Mission Communication
Weight 2,130 kg (Mass at Lift – off)
Onboard power 3000 W
Communication Payload 12 Ku-band transponders employing 140 W Traveling Wave Tube Amplifiers (TWTA)
Ku-band Beacon
Launch date
September 2, 2007
Launch site SHAR, Sriharikota, India
Launch vehicle GSLV-F04
Orbit Geosynchronous (74° E)
Mission life 12 Years

 

Launch Mass: 
2,130 kg
Mission Life: 
12 Years
Power: 
3000 W
Launch Vehicle: 
GSLV-F04 / INSAT-4CR
Type of Satellite: 
Communication
Manufacturer: 
ISRO
Owner: 
ISRO
Application: 
Communication
Orbit Type: 
GSO