Recently India launched GSAT – 29 Satellite which is intended to serve as a test bed for several new emerging technologies. Examine the features of GSAT – 29 and analyze how it will cater to communication requirements of users from remote areas of the country? (150 W/ 10 M)

Source: https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/another-orbit/article25509395.ece https://www.livemint.com/Science/7RyYqbTd1XbVPcn7YG1FhJ/GSLVMkIIID2-blasts-off-injects-GSAT29-into-orbit.html Model Answer: The Indian Space Research Organisation has marked a big milestone by successfully testing its heavy-lift launcher while launching an advanced communication satellite. The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV Mk III) launched GSAT-29, an advanced communications satellite, into a geosynchronous transfer orbit where the satellite’s closest approach to earth … Continue reading Recently India launched GSAT – 29 Satellite which is intended to serve as a test bed for several new emerging technologies. Examine the features of GSAT – 29 and analyze how it will cater to communication requirements of users from remote areas of the country? (150 W/ 10 M)