Observing Systems Capability Analysis and Review Tool
Satellite Programme: Science and Technology Satellite
Series of technological satellites open to scientific applications, especially in the Space weather field. Payload changing with satellite.
Korean programme: several institutes or administrations involved, KARI responsible of coordinating development and provide operations.
The satellites are actively stabilised over 3 axes.
The design lifetime is 2 years.
Orbits are either synsynchronous around 10:30, or highly elliptical with high inclination.
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Onboard stored and real-time data are dowlinked to the KARI Satellite Technology Research Center (SaTReC), also responsible of processing and distribution.
2003 - 2020
Associated satellites and instruments
Note: red tag => no longer operational , green tag => operational , blue tag => planned
Science and Technology Satellite
(2003 - 2005)
(2009 - 2009)
(2013 - 2014)
(2013 - 2020)