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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - KOMPSAT-3A -
Full Name Korea Multi-Purpose Satellite -3A Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies KARI, ASTRIUM Launch Date 26 Mar 2015
Mission Links EOL Date Mar 2019
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 98.5 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 528 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle 28 days
Objectives and Applications Cartography, land use and planning, disaster monitoring.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandLandscape topography AEISS-A
Vegetation AEISS-A
Multi-purpose imagery (land) AEISS-A
Mission Instruments
AEISS-A - Advanced Electronic Image Scanning System-A
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