The successful launch of GSAT-11, India’s heaviest satellite, was successfully launched with the help of the Arizona Spaces Rocket from French Guyana on Wednesday. Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) informed that successful launch of GSAT-11 will help improve broadband service in the country.
— ISRO (@isro) December 5, 2018
The rocket took off at two o’clock in the morning, according to Indian time, from the Arian launch center, located in Kourou, French Guyana, in the northeastern coastal region of South America. The Ariane-5 rocket made it easy to set up GSAT-11 in its orbit around 33 minutes.
Special Features of GSAT-11
– A successful launch of GSAT-11 will increase internet speed in the country.
– The weight of this satellite is 5,854 and the cost is 500 million.
– The life of this satellite will be more than 15 years.
– GSAT-11 will provide broadband connectivity of up to 100 gigabytes per second. This will bring the Internet revolution in the country.