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Koreasat 6

Also called Mugunghwa 6


Designation 37265 / 10070B
Launch date 29 Dec 2010
Country of origin South Korea
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit 116°E
Launch vehicle Ariane V199

Delivered in-orbit. Tested at 118.5 deg East.
Was used in 5G hybrid transmissions tests.

External resources

sat-index articles

Technical data

Lyngsat transponder loading

EIRP coverage (dBW)


Prime contractor Thales Alenia Space
Platform OSC Star-2
Mass at launch 2850 kg
Dry mass 1150 kg
Dimension 4.3 x 2.3 x 3.2 m
Solar array 18 m span
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power EOL: 5.3 kW
Design lifetime 15 years

Ku-band BSS

Main transponders
Backup transponders  
Bandwidth 27 MHz
Coverage Korea
EIRP max 62 dBW
G/T max  
Polarization circular
Frequencies uplink: 14.0-14.5 GHz
downlink: 12.25-12.75 GHz

Ku-band FSS

Main transponders 24
Backup transponders  
Bandwidth 36 MHz
Coverage Korea
EIRP max  
G/T max  
Polarization linear
Frequencies uplink: 14.5-14.8 GHz
downlink: 11.7-12.0 GHz

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