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Science satellite from South Korea carrying two principal sensors. MIRIS (Multi-purpose Infrared Imaging System) is for astronomy, providing infrared imagery of the galaxy and of the cosmic background . COMIS (Compact Imaging Spectrometer) is an instrument to provide infrared imagery for Earth environmental monitoring, land classification research, and monitoring of water quality.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2013-11-21
    Launch Vehicle: Dnepr
    Launch Site: Yasni, Russia
    Mass: 150 kg


    • Technology Applications
    • Astronomy
    • Earth Science

    Additional Information

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

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