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KOMPSat 6 (Arirang 6)

KOMPSat 6 [KARI]

KOMPSat 6 (Korean Multi-purpose Satellite 6) or Arirang 6 is a planned Korean sub-meter class SAR Satellit.

The high-resolution imaging radar for South Korea’s Kompsat-6 Earth observation satellite will be built by LIG Nex1 Co. Ltd. of Korea and Airbus Defence and Space’s German arm.

The satellite will be launched in 2020 on a Russian Angara-1.2 rocket as a successor and replacement for the KOMPSat 5 satellite.

Nation: South Korea
Type / Application: Earth Observing, Radar
Operator: KARI
Contractors: Korea Aerospace Industries (bus); LIG Nex1 Co. Ltd., Airbus Defence and Space (payload)
Equipment: SAR
Configuration:
Propulsion: ?
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 5 years
Mass: 1700 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
KOMPSat 6 (Arirang 6) - 2020 Pl LC-35/1 Angara-1.2