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CAS500 4

CAS500 4 [KARI]

The South Korean CAS500-4 (Compact Advanced Satellite 500) is a wide area Earth-observation satellite.

Mainly used by the Rural Development Administration and the Korea Forest Service, the CAS500-4 satellite will be equipped with a wide-area electro-optical camera (swath width of 120 km and resolution of 5 m) for observing crops, agricultural water resources, and forest resources.

The satellites will be launched 2023 on a Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5) rocket.

Nation: South Korea
Type / Application: Earth observation
Operator: KARI
Contractors: KARI
Equipment: AEISS-C
Power: 4 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 5 years
Mass: ~500 kg
Orbit: 498 km SSO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
CAS500 4 - 2025 ? Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5) with CAS500 2
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