KOMPSAT-2 (Arirang-2)

Distribution Rights : Canada

High-resolution Imagery for GIS Applications

KOMPSAT-2

KOMPSAT-2 was developed by KARI (Korea Aerospace Research Institute) to continue the observation program of the KOMPSAT-1 mission. The main mission objective of the KOMPSAT-2 satellite is to provide a surveillance capability for large-scale disasters by acquiring high-resolution imagery for GIS (Geographic Information Systems) applications.

SATELLITE CHARACTERISTICS
SATELLITE DESCRIPTION Surveillance for large-scale disasters by acquiring high-resolution imagery for GIS applications.
PRIMARY MISSION  Land observation and disaster monitoring
INSTRUMENT TYPE  High resolution optical
Multispectral; 5-channels VNIR radiometer, one PAN, four multi-spectral
REVISIT TIME 5.5 days per satellite; 1 day for Constellation
RESOLUTION CLASS  High Resolution: 1 m (Panchromatic), 4 m (Multispectral)
SWATH WIDTH  15 km
DATA COLLECTION CAPACITY 1.7M km2/day
COVERAGE PER CYCLE Global coverage in five months
LAUNCH DATE  2006-07-​28
ORBIT Sun-synchronous orbit
ALTITUDE  685 km
SENSOR SPECIFICATIONS  Panchromatic: 500 - 900 nm
Blue: 450 - 520 nm
Green: 520 - 600 nm
Red: 630 - 690 nm
Near IR: 760 - 900 nm
documents
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KOMPSAT License AgreementPDF147.64 KB
General Terms of UsePDF15.66 KB