The GSAT-24 satellite, built by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), was successfully launched from Kourou in French Guiana on July 23, 2022, by France-based Arianespace.

GSAT-24 is a 24-Ku band communication satellite weighing 4,180 kg with pan-India coverage for meeting direct-to-home (DTH) application needs. It was launched on-board Ariane-V VA257 flight from the Guiana Space Centre, Europe’s spaceport in Kourou.

NSIL has undertaken the GSAT-24 satellite mission as its first demand-driven mission post space sector reforms. The company has leased the entire satellite capacity to Tata Play.