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COMS 1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2010-032A

Description

COMS 1 was launched into orbit from Kourou, French Guiana. The Ariane 5 commercial launcher lifted off at 21:41 UT. COMS 1 (Communication, Ocean and Meteorological Satellite) is a 2,460 kg South Korean, highly advanced multi-mission satellite and has three payloads: one for meteorology, one for ocean observation and one for communications. COMS will provide meteorology data to end-users around the globe, oceanography data for the Korean peninsula and experimental communications services in the Ka-band, all from its orbital location at 128° E.

Alternate Names

  • 36744
  • Communication, Ocean and Meteorological Satellite
  • COMS1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2010-06-26
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5 ECA
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (South Korea)

Disciplines

  • Communications
  • Earth Science

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
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