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 ISRO successfully launches India's Communication satellite GSAT-24

 

  • Indian Space Research Organization has successfully launched communication satellite GSAT-24 from Kourou in French Guiana. 
  • GSAT-24, built by ISRO for NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), was launched by French company Arianespace. 
  • GSAT-24 is a 24-Ku band communication satellite weighing 4180 kg with pan-India coverage for meeting DTH application needs. 
  • It was the first demand driven communication satellite mission undertaken by NSIL post space sector reforms.