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Kompsat 3A



KOMPSAT-3A was developed by the Korea Aerospace Research Institute to ensure data continuity in the visible wavelengths and add infrared capabilities. The Advanced Earth Imaging Sensor System installed on the satellite covers the visible wavelengths to acquire full-color imagery plus an infrared channel. A 15-Kilometer ground swath will be covered by the satellite with a panchromatic imagery resolution of 0.55 meters and a multispectral resolution around 2.2 meters.

Alternate Names

  • 40536
  • Kompsat3A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2015-03-25
Launch Vehicle: Dnepr
Launch Site: Yasni, Russia

Funding Agency

  • Korea Aerospace Research Institute (South Korea)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

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