BackForward Satellite: KOMPSAT-6 

Satellite details
Acronym KOMPSAT-6
Full name Korea Multi-Purpose Satellite - 6
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 6th flight unit of the KOMPSAT programme.
  • Main mission: all-weather land observation.
Mass at launch Dry mass 1750 kg
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Off-line SAR image data available through the exclusive global distributor Satrec Initiative
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 505 km
ECT 06:00 asc


Space agency KARI
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch Aug 2024 EOL ≥2029
Last update: 2024-04-29
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on KOMPSAT-6

Acronym Full name
COSI Corea SAR Instrument
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Satellite frequencies for Earth Observation, data transfer and platform communications and control
Earth observation MW frequencies
Service Sensing mode Frequency (GHz) Bandwidth (MHz) Polarisation Comments
CORI active 10 GHz - 9.66 GHz 0 MHz - X-band SAR