Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2020
Total Production: 1
Also Known As: K6
Origin: South Korea
Corporations: LIG Nex1
Parent System: Kompsat-6
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2020
Total Production: 1
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Description: The Republic of Korea (RoK) Kompsat-6 (K6) is a radar-based Earth Observation Satellite developed by Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI). The K6 will be placed into orbit in 2019. In February 26, 2014, Airbus Defence and Space and LIG Nex1 signed a contract for the delivery of the radar antenna and electronics for the new spacecraft. The K6 Phased Array SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) technology will operate in various modes SpotLight, StripMap and ScanSAR with two polarizations and a resolution below 1 meter.

Kompsat-6 News

There are 2 news between
26 Feb 2014 and 4 Mar 2019
Monday, March 4, 2019Russian Military to Employ Angara A5 Rocket to Support Satellite Launches
Wednesday, February 26, 2014Airbus to Supply Radar for Korean Kompsat-6 Earth Observation Satellite

Operators & Related Equipment


Grand Total 11

Kompsat-6 Spacecraft Listing

SerialCountry - Launch Rocket - SiteStatusLaunch DateOperationalRetired
Kompsat-6 Angara 1.2PP - ?2020--

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