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KAUSAT 5 (Korea Aviation University Satellite) is a 3U cubesat developed at the Space System Research Laboratory (SSRL) at the Korea Aviation University, South Korea.

The mission of KAUSAT 5 is to observe the Earth by using IR camera and measure the amount of radiation around LEO. The secondary mission of KAUSAT-5 is to demonstrate and verify the components developed in Space System Research Lab.

The payloads on board are:

  • Infrared Imaging
  • Geiger Müller Tube

The satellite will be launched as a secondary payload on a Falcon-9 v1.2 rocket. It is expected to operate for one year.

Nation: South Korea
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Korea Aviation University
Contractors: Korea Aviation University
Configuration: CubeSat (3U)
Propulsion: None
Power: 4 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 1 year
Mass: 4 kg
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
KAUSAT 5 - 2017 with ?, BlackSky Pathfinder 2, Arkyd 6A, Corvus-BC 3, EcAMSat, ITASAT 1, CNUSail 1, DIDO 1, ICE-Cap, ISARA, SIGMA, CANYVAL-X 1, CANYVAL-X 2, STEP Cube Lab, OCSD B, OCSD C, PropCube 2, skCUBE, SUCHAI


Further HAUSAT / KAUSAT missions: