Satellite footprints

GSAT-30 at 83° East

Position:83° East
Manufacturer:Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
Operator:Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
Launch operator:Arianespace
Launch vehicle:Ariane 5ECA
Launch date:01/17/2020
Expected lifetime:15+ Years

GSAT-30 is configured on ISRO’s enhanced I-3K Bus structure to provide communication services from Geostationary orbit in C- and Ku-band. The satellite derives its heritage from ISRO’s earlier INSAT/GSAT satellite series, weighs 3,357 kg and is designed for 15+ years operational lifespan.

GSAT-30 satellite was successfully launched into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) on January 17th, 2020 on an Ariane 5 rocket operated by Arianespace from the Kourou launch base in French Guiana.

The GSAT-30 satellite is replacing INSAT-4A spacecraft services with enhanced coverage.  The satellite provides Indian mainland and islands coverage in Ku-band and extended coverage in C-band covering Gulf countries, a large number of Asian countries and Australia.

GSAT-30 at 83° East

GSat-30 satellite tested
GSat-30 satellite tested2
Ariane-5 launching GSAT-30 satellite
GSAT-30 in orbit