CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - GEO-KOMPSAT-2A -
Full Name Geostationary Earth Orbit - Korea Multi-Purpose Satellite - 2A
aka Cheollian-2A
Status Operational (nominal)
Mission Agencies KMA, KARI, L3Harris Launch Date 04 Dec 2018
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Jul 2029
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 43823 (TLE)
International Designator 2018-100A
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 35786 km Orbit Longitude 128.2 deg
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Korea's geostationary meteorological satellite series.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols AMI
Atmospheric Humidity Fields AMI
Atmospheric Winds AMI
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature AMI
Cloud particle properties and profile AMI
Liquid water and precipitation rate AMI
Ozone AMI
Radiation budget AMI
Atmospheric Temperature Fields AMI
LandAlbedo and reflectance AMI
Surface temperature (land) AMI
Multi-purpose imagery (land) AMI
OceanOcean topography/currents AMI
Surface temperature (ocean) AMI
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth AMI
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness AMI
Mission Instruments
AMI - Advanced Meteorological Imager
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