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Launch Date
22.12.2005
INSAT-4A, first in INSAT-4 Satellites series provides services in Ku and C-band frequency bands. The Ku transponders cover the Indian main land and C-Band transponders cover an extended area. It has a dozen Ku transponders and another dozen of C-band transponders. This spacecraft is placed at 83o E along with INSAT-2E and INSAT-3B, by Ariane launch vehicle (ARIANE5-V169).
 
 
Spacecraft Mass Lift off 3081 Kg
Dry Mass 1386.55 Kg
Orbit Geostationary ( 83o E)
Power Solar Array to provide a power of 5922 W
Battery Three 70 Ah Ni H2 Batteries for eclipse support of 4264 W
Life 12 Years
Launch date
December 22, 2005
Launch vehicle
ARIANE5-V169
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