|Mission duration||12 years (planned)|
|Manufacturer||ISRO Satellite Centre
Space Applications Centre
|Launch mass||2,330 kilograms (5,140 lb)|
|Start of mission|
|Launch site||Satish Dhawan SLP|
|Band||12 Ku band|
GSAT-9 is a multi band communication and observation satellite planned to be launched by ISRO in 2016 by a GSLV rocket. The satellite will carry GAGAN navigation payload that will provide GPS services to the security forces and air traffic control organizations. GAGAN is a regional GPS navigational system developed by India. The satellite will have a mission life of 12 years 
GSAT-9 will carry 12 Ku band transponders and GAGAN payload. The satellite is planned to be launched in 2015 by GSLV. The standalone satellite will have a liftoff mass of about 2,330 kg.
The satellite will carry GAGAN payload and 12 Ku band transponders that will be built at Space Applications Centre in Ahmedabad. The payloads will cover the entire country including Andaman and Nicobar Islands.