Launch Date
Become Inoperable in October 1997 due to power bus anomaly.

Replaced by INSAT-2DT.
Mission Communication
Weight 2079 kg with propellants, 995 kg dry weight
onboard power 1650 Watts
Communication C,extended C, S and Ku bands
Stabilization Three axis stabilized with two Momen'tum Wheels
& one Reaction Wheel,Magnetic torquers
Propulsion Integrated bipropellan stystem ( MMH and N2 04) With sixteen 22N thrusters and 440N LAM.
Payload Transponders:
16C-band / extended C-band transponders (forFSS),
2 high power C-band transponders (for BSS),
1S-band transponder (for BSS),1C/S-band mobile
communication transponder, 3 Ku-band transponders
Launch date June 4, 1997
Launch site French Guyana
Launch vehicle Arianev 4
Orbit Geostationary 93,.5deg.E
Inclination 0 deg.
Mission life Seven years(nominal)
Orbit life Very Long
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