Launch Time
NET 2026


Vega C
Status: Active
Liftoff Thrust: 4,500 kN
Payload to LEO: 2,300 kg
Stages: 4
Strap-ons: 0
Rocket Height: 35.0 m
Fairing Diameter: 3.3 m
Fairing Height: 9.0 m

Mission Details


KOMPSAT 7 (Korean Multi-purpose Satellite 7) is a lightweight Earth observation satellite developed by the Korea Aerospace Research Institute.

KOMPSAT-7 is the follow-up model of KOMPSAT-3A. It is being developed with the goal of providing high-resolution satellite images to satisfy national needs. The spacecraft bus is being developed with Korean technologies under the leadership of Korean companies. Korean companies are also participating in the development of the payload which is developed by KARI to promote the capabilities of the domestic satellite industry.

KOMPSAT-7 will be equipped with the high-resolution spaceborne camera named AEISS-HR (Advanced Earth Imaging Sensor System with High Resolution), which possesses 30 cm resolution in panchromatic mode, 1.2 m in color mode, and 4 m in infra-red mode.

Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 2,000.0 kg
Sun-Synchronous Orbit


ELV, Guiana Space Centre, French Guiana, France