COMS 1 (Chollian)

South Korea

Spacecraft n:

South Korean spacecraft n: 13

COMS = Communication, Ocean and Meteorological Satellite

Launch data:

Designation 36744 / 10032A
Launch date 26 June 2010 - 21:41 UT
Launch site Ko, ELA-3
Launch vehicle  Ariane-5ECA (V-195)
Mission Government: Meteorology, Ocean monitoring, experimental communication
Geostationary orbit on Jul 7.85:
Perigee / Apogee 35782 x 35790 km
Eccentricity 0.0001
Inclination 0.01 deg
Period 1436.10 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  EADS Astrium
Platform  Eurostar-3000S
Operator KARI (Korea Aerospace Research Institute)
Mass at launch  2461 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  Box + panel
Dimension (m) 2.8 x 1.8 x 2.9
Equipment Meteo Imager, Ocean colour Imager, S-/L- & Ka-Band transponders
Solar array  17.2 span
Stabilization  
DC power  
Design lifetime  > million years, active: 7 yrs - still active

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 July 2010  128.00° E 

Mission details:


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