Mission typeCommunications
OperatorNewSpace India Limited
COSPAR ID2022-067A Edit this at Wikidata
SATCAT no.52903Edit this on Wikidata
Mission durationPlanned: 15 years
Elapsed: 1 year, 7 months and 1 day
Spacecraft properties
BusI-3K Enhanced
Launch mass4,181.3 kg (9,218 lb)
Dry mass1,774.9 kg (3,913 lb)
Start of mission
Launch date22 June 2022 21:50(UTC)
RocketAriane 5
Launch siteGuiana Space Centre, ELA-3
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
Slot83° East
BandKu band
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CMS-02 (also known as GSAT-24 and also known as GSAT-N1)[1][2] is an Indian Communication Satellite built by ISRO. The CMS-02 satellite is funded, owned and operated by New Space India Limited.[3][4] Cost of spacecraft was around ₹400 crore.[5] The entire capacity onboard CMS-02 satellite will be leased to Tata Play.[6] The satellite was placed into orbit by using Ariane 5 rocket.[7]

Spacecraft overview

General specifications of CMS-02 are:[8]





CMS-02 was launched on 22 June 2022 at 21:50 (UTC) along with MEASAT-3d aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle under VA257 campaign.[7][9][4]

See also


  1. ^ "GSat 24 (CMS 02)". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved 16 February 2022.
  2. ^ "After launch with SpaceX planned this year, Space PSU NSIL eyes 3rd dedicated satellite in 2025". The Times of India. 3 January 2024. ISSN 0971-8257. Retrieved 13 January 2024.
  3. ^ "NSIL's first demand driven communication satellite mission GSAT-24 launch expected in early 2022". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 17 February 2022.
  4. ^ a b "NSIL's 1st Demand Driven Satellite Mission Post Space Sector Reforms: GSAT-24 Communication satellite Successfully launched on-board Ariane-V [ VA 257 flight] from Kourou, French Guiana on 23rd June 2022" (PDF). 23 June 2022. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 June 2022.
  5. ^ "Space PSU NSIL to launch satellite for TataSky". The Times of India. 18 February 2021. Retrieved 5 November 2022.
  6. ^ "GSAT-24 Communication Satellite - Mission Update – 04 July 2022" (PDF). 4 July 2022. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 July 2022.
  7. ^ a b "Next Arianespace launch scheduled for June 22 with Ariane 5". Arianespace (Press release). 26 April 2022. Retrieved 26 April 2022.
  8. ^ "GSAT-24 mission brochure" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 22 June 2022. Retrieved 22 June 2022.
  9. ^ "First Ariane 5 launch of 2022 is a success, supporting two loyal clients of Arianespace: MEASAT (Malaysia) and NSIL (India)". Arianespace. Retrieved 22 June 2022.