North East Asia Ku-Band

  • Ku-Band
  • C-Band
  • Steerable Ka-Band
  • Steerable Ku-Band

coverage map


무궁화 5호 이미지


KOREASAT 5 has 24 high power Ku-Band transponders and it is positioned at 113°E. The satellite was built by Alcatel Alenia Space. Its design is based on Spacebus 4000 series. It is a very stable and reliable space platform. Sea Launch SA has successfully launched KOREASAT 5 on August 22, 2006 by a Zenit 3SL rocket from the Odyssey platform floating on the equatorial Pacific Ocean at 154°W.

KOREASAT 5 provides communication services, including broadband Internet, telecom and broadcasting. It covers parts of China and the Philippines, and all of Korea and Japan.


무궁화 5호 사양표
Number of Transponders
  • Ku-Band : 24x36MHz
Uplink/Downlink Frequencies(GHz)
  • 14.0 - 14.5 / 12.25 - 12.75
Polarization Linear(Horizontal or Vertical)
EIRP(Peak Value)(dBW) 54
G/T(dB/K) 6 - 9
Orbital Location(Longitude) 113° E
Geographic Coverage Korea, Japan, Philippines, Taiwan, East China
Launch Service Provider Sea Launch
Launch Date 22 Aug 2006
Spacecraft(Model) Spacebus 4000C1
Manufacturer Thales Alenia Space(ALCATEL)
Lifetime 15 years

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