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Kitsat 3


Designation 25756 / 99029A
Launch date 26 May 1999
Country of origin South Korea
Mission Telecommunications
Perigee/Apogee 720 km, sunsynchronous
Inclination 98.4°
Period 99.4 min
Launch vehicle PSLV #5

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Technical data


Prime contractor Korea Advanced Inst. of Technology (KAIST)
Platform KAIST
Mass at launch 107 kg
Mass in orbit  
Dimension 49.5 x 60.4 x 85.2 cm
Solar array  
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power 150 W
Design lifetime  

uplink: 148 MHz
downlink: 401.375 MHz, 2.2 GHz, 8 GHz

Remote Sensing Payload

15m Ground Resolution, 3-channel (Red, Green, Near-IR), Linear CCD Camera

Space Science Payloads

Radiation Effect on Micro-Electronics (REME)
High Energy Particle Telescope (HEPT)
Scientific Magnetometer (SMAG)
Electron Temperature Probe (ETP)

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