India’s Heaviest Satellite GSAT-11 launched

New Delhi: “ISRO’s heaviest and most-advanced high throughput communication satellite GSAT-11 was successfully launched from the Spaceport in French Guiana during the early hours today,” the Indian space agency said.

Weighing about 5,854 kg, the GSAT-11 is the “heaviest” satellite built by ISRO. It is a next generation “high throughput” communication satellite configured around ISRO’s I-6K Bus, and has a designed lifetime of more than 15 years.

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