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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - KOMPSAT-1 -
Full Name Korea Multi-Purpose Satellite 1 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies KARI Launch Date 21 Dec 1999
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 31 Jan 2008
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 98.5 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 685 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:50 Repeat Cycle 28 days
Objectives and Applications Cartography, land use and planning, disaster monitoring, Global marine resource and environmental monitoring, ocean contamination and chlorophyll detection.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields OSMI
LandAlbedo and reflectance EOC
Landscape topography EOC
Multi-purpose imagery (land) EOC
OceanOcean colour/biology OSMI
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean) OSMI
Mission Instruments
EOC - Electro-Optical Camera
OSMI - Ocean Scanning Multispectral Imager
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