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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - KOMPSAT-3 -
Full Name Korea Multi-Purpose Satellite -3 Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies KARI, ASTRIUM Launch Date 18 May 2012
Mission Links mission site EOL Date May 2017
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.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandLandscape topography AEISS
Vegetation AEISS
Multi-purpose imagery (land) AEISS
Mission Instruments
AEISS - Advanced Electronic Image Scanning System
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