The KOMPSAT-3A satellite, operated by SIIS, offers cutting-edge Earth observation capabilities with its high-resolution optical imagery. The compact size and advanced imaging capabilities of the satellite allow for precise and detailed monitoring of the Earth's surface. With its optimized orbit and spectral bands, the KOMPSAT-3A satellite captures high-quality images across multiple spectral ranges, enabling a wide range of applications and analysis.

Dataset details

Specification of KOMPSAT-3A:

  • Satellite size and weight: Each KOMPSAT-3A satellite measures approximately 1.2 meters x 1.2 meters x 2.4 meters and has an estimated weight of around 1,000 kg.
  • Orbit: The KOMPSAT-3A satellite is deployed in a sun-synchronous orbit at an altitude of approximately 528 km.
  • 4 spectral bands, including Blue, Green, Red, and Near-infrared.
  • Imaging capabilities: The satellite is equipped with a high-resolution optical camera capable of capturing images with a resolution of up to 0.55 meters. This advanced camera enables the acquisition of multispectral images in the visible and near-infrared ranges.
  • Revisit time: The KOMPSAT-3A satellite is designed to provide frequent revisits to any point on the Earth's surface, with a target of a daily revisit frequency.
  • Mission lifetime: The satellite is expected to have a mission lifetime of approximately 5 years
DatasetProduct typeSpatial resolutionRevisit cycleSpectral band
KOMPSAT-3AOpticalPanchromatic: 0,55m
Multi-spectral: 2,20m
3,3 daysPanchromatic: 450 - 900nm
Blue: 450 - 520nm
Green: 520 - 600nm
Red: 630 - 690nm
NIR: 760 - 900nm
MWIR: 3.3 - 5.2nm