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Kitsat 4

Also known as KaistSat 4, Uribyol 4 and Stsat 1


Designation 27941 / 03042C
Launch date 27 Sep 2003
Country of origin South Korea
Mission Telecommunications
Perigee/Apogee 720 km, sunsynchronous
Inclination 98.9°
Period 98.5 min
Launch vehicle Cosmos C

Cost of the satellite: $13 million

External resources

sat-index articles

Technical data


Prime contractor Kaist
Platform Kaist-made
Mass at launch 100 kg
Mass in orbit  
Solar array  
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power  
Design lifetime  

Also has an utraviolet telescope (built with the help of Berkeley) called Spectroscopy of Plasma Evolution from Astrophysical Radiation (SPEAR).

Has an (amateur?) communication payload.

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