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The South Korean CAS500-1 and CAS500-2 (Compact Advanced Satellite 500) space vehicles are Earth-observation models that will image the Earth in panchromatic and multispectral modes using the AEISS-C (Advanced Earth Imaging Sensor System) payload.

The CAS500 satellites will feature the AEISS-C (Advanced Earth Imaging Sensor System) imaging system with a ground resolution of 0.5 m in panchromatic mode and 2 m in color mode.

Alternate Names

  • CAS5001
  • 47932

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2021-03-22
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-2.1a/Fregat
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (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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