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Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Earth Science

Low Earth Orbit ADD Offshore launch platform Jeju Island, South Korea

Note: Launch vehicle name is provisional. Prototype small synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) satellite built by Hanhwa Aerospace on a planar satellite bus. First orbital test launch of the South Korean military small satellite launch vehicle after 2 sub-orbital tests of individual stages on 30 March and 30 December 2022. Does not include planned 2nd stage of the full LV.

Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • Dec. 4, 2023, 2:26 p.m.

Launch success.


South Korean ADD Solid-Fuel SLV (3 stage)

Family: South Korean ADD Solid-Fuel SLV
Configuration:

Specifications
  • Stages
    3
  • Length
  • Diameter
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    South Korean ADD Solid-Fuel SLV (3 stage)
  • Family
    South Korean ADD Solid-Fuel SLV
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    South Korean ADD Solid-Fuel SLV (3 stage)
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    100 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Agency for Defense Development

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Founded: 1970 Successes: 1 Failures: 0 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Government

The Agency for Defense Development (ADD) is the South Korean national agency for research and development in defense technology, funded by the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA). Its purpose is contributing to enforcing the national defence, to improving the national R&D capacity, and to fostering the domestic defense industry.

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Jeju Island, South Korea

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