ISRO will leave GSAT-31 communication satellite from French Guiana on Tuesday

ISRO will leave GSAT-31 communication satellite from French Guiana on Tuesday

Bengaluru, Patra: Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will launch its 40th Communication Subsystem GSAT-31 from the French Center of Space in Gueyana on Wednesday. According to ISRO, the age of the satellite is 15 years old. It will provide help in continuation of operational services on some satellites inside the classroom and will increase the capacity of the Ku-band transponder in the geostationary orbit.


ISRO has stated in a statement that the 2,535 kilograms satellite will be launched from French Gurenas' Kuru through Rocket Arian-5 (VA 247). According to the space agency, satellite GSAT-31 'has been installed on ISRO's sophisticated I-2 bus. This is the uninterrupted form of satellites in ISSAT / GSAT satellite-class predecessor ISRO. This satellite will provide coverage to the Indian terrain and the island.

ISRO has also said that GSAT-31 will be used in supportive VSAT networks, television uplinks, digital satellite news gathering, DTH television services, cellular back hal contact and so on. According to ISRO, this satellite will provide detailed beam coverage for the convenience of communication over the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal and the vast ocean of Indian Ocean, with the help of its broad band transponder.