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Kitsat A

Also called KO-23 or Oscar 23 or Woo-Ree-Byul Ir Ho


Designation 22077 / 92052B
Launch date 10 Aug 1992
Country of origin South Korea
Mission Telecommunications
Perigee/Apogee 1304/1324 km
Inclination 66.1°
Period 111.9 min
Launch vehicle Ariane V52
Mass at launch 50.5 kg

Function: Packet Radio Mailbox, Digipeater, a CCD camera experiment and a synthesized voice experiment. The Earth Imaging System (EIS) has 2 CCD cameras.

External resources

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Technical data


Prime contractor Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Platform SSTL (Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd.)
Mass at launch 50.5 kg
Mass in orbit  
Length 0.3 x 0.3 x 0.6 m
Stabilization 3-axis (gravity gradient & magnetotorquer)
DC power  
Design lifetime  

Frequency chart

Uplink 9600 bps K9NG/G3RUH modulated FSK (FM) AX.25
145.850 145.900 MHz

Downlink 9600 bps K9NG/G3RUH modulated FSK (FM) AX.25
435.175 MHz
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