|Mission duration||8 years|
|Launch mass||1,412 kilograms (3,113 lb)|
|Dry mass||559 kilograms (1,232 lb)|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||15 July 2011, 11:18UTC|
|Launch site||Satish Dhawan SLP|
|Perigee||35,782 kilometres (22,234 mi)|
|Apogee||35,803 kilometres (22,247 mi)|
|Epoch||25 December 2013, 01:49:32 UTC|
GSAT-12 is communication satellite designed and developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation.
GSAT-12 is considered to be a replacement of the aged satellite INSAT-3B. It will provide services like tele-education, tele-medicine, disaster management support and satellite internet access.
People behind the GSAT-12
GSAT-12 holds the rare distinction of being launched by the all women core team. The project director was T.K.Anuradha, the mission director was Pramoda Hegde and the Operations director was Anuradha.S.Prakash.
GSAT-12 is equipped with 12 Extended C-band transponders.
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