Korea to enter 0.5-meter-resolution satellite imagery market

Monday 4 July 2016 | 08:25 CET | News
South Korea will soon start providing the world with high-resolution commercial satellite imagery from its new satellite, Yonhap news agency reports, citing the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning. The Korea Multipurpose Satellite-3A (Komsat-3A), also known as the Arirang-3A, was put into orbit in March 2015. Built by the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI), which is in charge of the nation's space program, the earth observation satellite offers clear images with a resolution of 0.5 meter or less. According to the ICT ministry, after more than a year of successful test

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