"The satellite is undergoing tests. It is expected to be launched in January 2018," the senior ISRO official added. GSAT-11 along with GSAT-19 and GSAT-20 (to be launched by end of 2018) will usher in an age of high-speed internet in India.
Cartosat-2E series satellite is an earth observation satellite that provides high-resolution scene-specific spot imagery providing data in various scales. It weighs about 714 kg. It is operated and maintained by the Indian Space Research Organisation.
ISRO's PSLV-C38 launch: Cartosat-2 is a remote sensing satellite that is similar in configuration to earlier satellites in the series with the objective of providing high-resolution scene specific spot imagery.
ISRO PSLV-C38 live updates: ISRO satellite mission has been launched from the First Launch Pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. This was the 40th flight of PSLV and 17th flight of PSLV in 'XL' configuration.