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Stsat 2C

Science and Technlology SATellite


Designation 39068 / 13003A
Launch date 30 Jan 2013
Country of origin South Korea
Mission Technology
Perigee/Apogee 303/1515 km
Inclination 80.3°
Period 103 min
Launch vehicle KSLV #3
Launch site Naro Space Center

Designed to analyse weather data, measure radiation in space, gauges distances on Earth and test how effectively South Korean-made devices installed on the satellite operate in space.
First South Korean launch (despite the rocket is mostly Russian-built)

End of life

Out of service April 2014
Cause Contact lost
Decay 13 Nov 2019

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Technical data


Prime contractor Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
Mass at launch 100 kg
Dry mass  
Solar array  
DC power  
Design lifetime < 1 year

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