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ISRO Successfully positioned GSAT-6 in geo-stationary orbit

Country's latest communication satellite, GSAT-6, successfully positioned in its final circular geo-stationary orbit of 83 degrees East around the earth; it was launched on 27th of August through indigenous GSLV cryogenic rocket. GSAT-6, the country's latest communication satellite has been successfully positioned in its orbital slot, the Indian Space Research Organization said on Sunday. ISRO had successfully launched GSAT-6, having an indigenous cryogenic engine, on-board GSLV-D6 rocket from the spaceport at Sriharikota on August 27. After the launch ISRO had performed successive orbit raising operation of the satellite and had also deployed the Unfurl able antenna (UFA) successfully. GSAT-6 is the 25th geostationary communication satellite of India built by ISRO and 12th in the GSAT series. It provides communication through five spot beams in S-band and a national beam in C-band for strategic users.