BackForward Satellite: KOMPSAT-6 

Satellite details
Acronym KOMPSAT-6
Full name Korea Multi-Purpose Satellite - 6
Satellite Description
  • 6th flight unit of the KOMPSAT programme.
  • Main mission: all-weather land observation.
Mass at launch Dry mass
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 550 km
ECT 06:00 asc


Space agency KARI
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch ≥2021 EOL ≥2025
Last update: 2021-01-19
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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Telecommunication frequency or microwave sensing channel information Show expert details
Service Dir or Mode Frequency Emission designator Bandwidth Polarisation D/A Data rate or Baseband Comments
CORI active 9660 - 9660 MHz N/R  kHz - A   X-band SAR