GSAT-2 is a 2000 kg class experimental communication satellite
onboard the second developmental test flight of India's Geosynchronous
Satellite Launch Vehicle, GSLV-D2. The satellite carries four C-band
transponders, two Ku-band transponders and a Mobile Satellite Service (MSS)
payload operating in S-band and C-band for forward link and return link
GSAT-2 also carries four scientific experimental payloads - Total Radiation Dose Monitor (TRDM), Surface Charge Monitor (SCM), Solar X-ray Spectrometer (SOXS) and Coherent Radio Beacon Experiment (CRABEX).