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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - KOMPSAT-2 -
Full Name Korea Multi-Purpose Satellite -2 Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies KARI, ASTRIUM, E-LOP Launch Date 27 Jul 2006
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Dec 2016
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 98.5 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 98.1 deg
Orbit Altitude 685 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:50 Repeat Cycle 28 days
Objectives and Applications Cartography, land use and planning, disaster monitoring.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandAlbedo and reflectance MSC
Landscape topography MSC
Vegetation MSC
Multi-purpose imagery (land) MSC
Mission Instruments
MSC - Multi-Spectral Camera
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