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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – AGENCY SUMMARY - KARI
Agency Name Full Korea Aerospace Research Institute CEOS Member yes
Agency Country Korea Agency Website http://www.kari.re.kr
Agency Mission Timeline click here
Agency Series
SeriesMissions
COMSCOMS, GEO-KOMPSAT-2A, GEO-KOMPSAT-2B
KOMPSATKOMPSAT-1, KOMPSAT-2, KOMPSAT-3, KOMPSAT-3A, KOMPSAT-5, KOMPSAT-6, KOMPSAT-7, KOMPSAT-7A
Current Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
KOMPSAT-2 27 Jul 2006 Dec 2022 MSC
KOMPSAT-3 18 May 2012 May 2023 AEISS
KOMPSAT-5 22 Aug 2013 Aug 2023 COSI
STSAT-3 22 Nov 2013 Dec 2022 COMIS, MIRIS
KOMPSAT-3A 26 Mar 2015 Mar 2023 AEISS-A
GEO-KOMPSAT-2A 04 Dec 2018 Jul 2029 Advanced MI
GEO-KOMPSAT-2B 18 Feb 2020 Feb 2030 Advanced GOCI, GEMS
CAS500-1 22 Mar 2021 Mar 2025 High Resolution Optical Sensor (CAS500-1)
Approved Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
KOMPSAT-7 Sep 2023 Sep 2027 AEISS-HR
CAS500-2 Dec 2023 May 2027 High Resolution Optical Sensor (CAS500-2)
CAS500-4 Dec 2023 Dec 2028 Compact Advanced Payload Wide Swath (CAS500-4)
KOMPSAT-6 Dec 2023 Oct 2027 SAR (KOMPSAT-6)
KOMPSAT-7A Sep 2025 Sep 2029 AEISS-HR-A
CAS500-5 Dec 2025 Dec 2029 SAR (CAS500-5)
Planned Missions
None.
Considered Missions
None.
Completed Missions
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
KOMPSAT-1 21 Dec 1999 31 Jan 2008 EOC, OSMI
COMS 26 Jun 2010 01 Apr 2021 GOCI, MI
Operational Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
Advanced GOCIGEO-KOMPSAT-2B
Advanced MIGEO-KOMPSAT-2A
AEISSKOMPSAT-3
AEISS-AKOMPSAT-3A
COMISSTSAT-3
COSIKOMPSAT-5
GEMSGEO-KOMPSAT-2B
High Resolution Optical Sensor (CAS500-1)CAS500-1
High Resolution Optical Sensor (CAS500-2)CAS500-2
MSCKOMPSAT-2
Prototype Instruments None.
Instruments Being Developed
InstrumentMission(s)
AEISS-HRKOMPSAT-7
AEISS-HR-AKOMPSAT-7A
Compact Advanced Payload Wide Swath (CAS500-4)CAS500-4
SAR (CAS500-5)CAS500-5
SAR (KOMPSAT-6)KOMPSAT-6
Approved Instruments None.
Proposed Instruments None.
TBD Instruments None.
No Longer Operational Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
EOCKOMPSAT-1
GOCICOMS
MICOMS
OSMIKOMPSAT-1
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