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PVSAT

PVSAT [KARI]

PVSAT (Performance Verification Satellite) is a vehicle evaluation payload for the second flight of the Nuri (KSLV-2) rocket.

PVSAT carries five cubesat deployers. Four cubesatellites developed by domestic universities will be carried along with payloads to verify the performance of space technology developed in Korea. The mission will be carried out for two years in a solar-synchronous orbit between 600 and 800 km. The fifth deployer will hold a dummy cubesat.

The weight is about 180 kg (including 4 cube satellites) and the size is 0.9 m. It is equipped with a domestically developed heating battery, control moment gyro, and S-band antenna to check whether the payload operates according to the design in the space environment.

Nation: South Korea
Type / Application: Vehicle evaluation
Operator: KARI
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Propulsion:
Power: Solar cells
Lifetime: 2 years
Mass: 180 kg
Orbit: SSO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
PVSAT (ASTRIS 2) 2022-065 21.06.2022 Na LP-2 Nuri (KSLV-2) with STEP Cube Lab 2, MIMAN, RANDEV, SNUGLITE 2, Nuri Test Payload 2

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