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CAS500-1 & rideshare

Soyuz 2.1a/Fregat-M

GK Launch Services

Launch Status
Success

Mission

CAS500-1 & rideshare

Type: Earth Science
Launch Cost: $80,000,000

CAS500-1 is the first of two South Korean Earth observation satellites. These spacecraft feature the AEISS-C imaging system with a ground resolution of 0.5 m in panchromatic mode and 2 m in color mode.

More than a dozen other satellites are included as secondary payloads, among them being the first spacecraft by the Catalan Space Agency.

Mission patch for CAS500-1 & rideshare

Location

31/6

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

1532 rockets have launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan.

31/6, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Agency

GK Launch Services

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: GKLS
Administration: Alexander V. Serkin
Founded: 2017

Country: RUS

GK Launch Services is a company established by Glavkosmos (a subsidiary of Roscosmos State Space Corporation) and International Space Company Kosmotras. GK Launch Services is an operator of Soyuz-2 commercial launches from the Russian spaceports.

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Aaron Gosnell
Aaron Gosnell
1 year ago

I hope all goes well for this mission.