|Mission duration||8 years|
Elapsed: 8 years, 3 months, 27 days
|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 altitude||35,782 kilometres (22,234 mi)|
|Apogee altitude||35,803 kilometres (22,247 mi)|
|Epoch||25 December 2013, 01:49:32 UTC|
|Band||12 Extended C band|
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 was launched by the all women core team. The project director was Anuradha TK, 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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