BackForward Satellite: KOMPSAT-2 

Satellite details
Acronym KOMPSAT-2
Full name Korea Multi-Purpose Satellite - 2
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 2nd flight unit of the KOMPSAT programme.
  • Main mission: land observation.
  • Substantial contribution to disaster monitoring.
Mass at launch 800 kg Dry mass 727 kg
Power 955 W
Data access link
Data access information
  • Real-time data available at appointed ground stations.
  • Off-line image data available through the exclusive global distributor Satrec Initiative
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 685 km
ECT 10:50 asc


Space agency KARI
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 28 Jul 2006 EOL ≥2024
Last update: 2023-12-21
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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on KOMPSAT-2

Acronym Full name
MSC Multi-Spectral Camera
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