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Satellite Name: Insat 4B
Status: active
Position: 93° E (93.5° E)
Norad: 30793
Cospar number: 2007-007A
Operator: Indian National Satellite (INSAT)
Launch date: 11-Mar-2007
Launch site: Guiana Space Center
Launch vehicle: Ariane 5 ECA
Launch mass (kg): 3025
Dry mass (kg): 1337
Manufacturer: Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
Model (bus): I-3K (I-3000) Bus
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 12 yrs.
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Beacon(s):  
Details:
12 Ku-band and 12 C-band transponders to provide direct-to-home voice and video communications throughout India. Due to the power anomaly in one of the satellite's two solar panels 6 Ku-band and 6 C-band transponders were switched off so that there is enough power for the remaining 12 transponders (6 Ku and 6 C-band)
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Insat 4B at 93° E downlink C-band ECC Beam coverage map
 
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