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KOMPSAT-2
Kompsat 2
Kompsat 2
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South Korean civilian surveillance satellite. Kompsat 2. Earth Observing satellite built by KARI, Astrium for KARI, Korea South. Launched 2006.

Status: Operational 2006. First Launch: 2006-07-28. Last Launch: 2006-07-28. Number: 1 . Gross mass: 798 kg (1,759 lb).

The KOMPSAT-2 (Korea Multi-Purpose Satellite 2) was an indigenous Korean satellite designed to carry scientific instruments for observation of natural resources, digital map-making and atmospheric research, and high resolution imaging from a orbit of 685 km above the earth. The Korea Aerospace Research Institute contracted for launch of the satellite on a Chinese CZ-2C booster from Xichang in April 2004.


More at: KOMPSAT-2.

Family: Civilian surveillance satellite, Communications, Sun synchronous orbit, Surveillance. Country: Korea South. Launch Vehicles: UR-100N, Chang Zheng 2C, Rokot. Launch Sites: Plesetsk, Plesetsk LC133/3. Agency: KARI. Bibliography: 2, 6634, 12740.

2006 July 28 - . 07:05 GMT - . Launch Site: Plesetsk. Launch Complex: Plesetsk LC133/3. LV Family: UR-100N. Launch Vehicle: Rokot.
  • Kompsat 2 - . Payload: Arirang-2. Mass: 798 kg (1,759 lb). Nation: Korea South. Agency: KARI. Manufacturer: EADS Astrium. Class: Communications. Type: Civilian communications satellite. Spacecraft: KOMPSAT-2. USAF Sat Cat: 29268 . COSPAR: 2006-031A. Apogee: 701 km (435 mi). Perigee: 676 km (420 mi). Inclination: 98.1000 deg. Period: 98.50 min. Carried a 1-meter-resolution Earth surveillance camera...


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