Koreasat is a series of South Korean communications satellites operated by KT SAT, a subsidiary of KT Corporation. Some satellites were sold to other operators.

SatellitesEdit

Designation Other name COSPAR ID SATCAT no. Launch Date Launch Vehicle Launch Site Orbit Longitude Status Retirement Remarks Source
Koreasat 1 Europe*Star B 1995-041A 23639 1995-08-05 Delta II 7925 Cape Canaveral GSO 116ºE Retired December 16, 2005
Koreasat 2 ABS-1A 1996-003A 23768 1996-01-14 Delta II Cape Canaveral GSO 116ºE Retired 2015 [1]
Koreasat 3 ABS-7 1999-046A 25894 1999-09-04 Ariane 42P Kourou GSO 116.1ºE Operational [2]
Koreasat 4 - - - - - - - - - - Unused because the number four is associated with death in Korea
Koreasat 5 ANASIS-I 2006-034A 29349 2006-08-22 Zenit 3SL Odyssey GSO 113ºE Operational
Koreasat 5A 2017-067A 42984 2017-10-30 Falcon 9 Full Thrust Cape Canaveral GSO 113ºE Operational [3]
Koreasat 6 2010-070B 37265 2010-12-29 Ariane 5 Kourou GSO 116ºE Operational [4]
Koreasat 7 2017-023A 42691 2017-05-04 Ariane 5 Kourou GSO 116ºE Operational [5]
Koreasat 8 ABS-2 2014-006A 39508 2014-02-06 Ariane 5 Kourou GSO 75ºE Operational [6][7]
Koreasat 116 ANASIS-II 2020-048A 45920 2020-07-20 Falcon 9 Block 5 Cape Canaveral GSO 116ºE Operational [8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Koreasat 1, 2 (Mugungwha 1, 2) / Europe*Star B / ABS 1A". Gunter's Space Page.
  2. ^ "ABS-7".
  3. ^ "Koreasat 5A".
  4. ^ "Koreasat 6".
  5. ^ "Koreasat 7".
  6. ^ "Korea sat 8".
  7. ^ "ABS-2".
  8. ^ "ANASIS 2 (KMilSatCom 1, URC-700K, Koreasat 116)". Gunter's Space Page.