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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 Launch Date 26 Mar 2015
Mission Links mission site 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 10:50 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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