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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - GEO-KOMPSAT-2A -
Full Name Geostationary Korea Multi-Purpose Satellite-2A Status Approved
Mission Agencies KARI, ITT, KMA Launch Date May 2018
Mission Links EOL Date May 2028
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 36000 km Orbit Longitude 128.2 deg
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Korea's geostationary meteorological satellite series.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols Advanced MI
Atmospheric Humidity Fields Advanced MI
Atmospheric Winds Advanced MI
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature Advanced MI
Cloud particle properties and profile Advanced MI
Liquid water and precipitation rate Advanced MI
Ozone Advanced MI
Radiation budget Advanced MI
LandAlbedo and reflectance Advanced MI
Surface temperature (land) Advanced MI
Multi-purpose imagery (land) Advanced MI
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) Advanced MI
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean) Advanced MI
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth Advanced MI
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness Advanced MI
Mission Instruments
Advanced MI - Advanced Meteorological Imager
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