KOMPSAT-6

KOMPSAT-6

Vega C TBD - 2024

Arianespace is scheduled to launch a Vega C rocket as part of KOMPSAT-6 Mission from ELV Guiana Space Centre French Guiana, France.

Last updated: May 10, 2024

Launch Information

Launch Information

Launch Vehicle Details

Mission NameKOMPSAT-6
Launch SiteELV, Guiana Space Centre, French Guiana, France
Launch VehicleVega C
AgencyArianespace
Launch DateTBD - 2024

KOMPSAT-6 also called Arirang-6, is the sixth South Korean Earth observation satellite in the KOMPSAT series. Its payload consists of a synthetic aperture radar providing images with a resolution power of between 0.5 meters and 20 meters depending on the modes.

Launch Vehicle - Vega C

Height35 meters
Diameter3.4 meters
Mass210 tons
Payload To SSO2.2 tons
Payload To LEO3.3 tons
Payload To PO2.3 tons
Altitude Of Apogee5700 Km
Altitude Of Perigee250 Km
Thrust At Lift Off180 tons