Technology Demonstration Satellite

PVSAT (Performance Verification Satellite) is a vehicle evaluation payload that was utilized in the second flight of the Nuri missile (KSLV-2).

Name of SatellitePVSAT (Performance Verification Satellite)
PurposeTechnology Demonstration
ContractorKorean Aerospace Research Institute (KARI)
Country of ContractorSouth Korea
Launch Mass (kg.)163
Class of OrbitLEO
Perigee (km)695
Date of Launch21.06.2022
Launch SiteNaro Space Center
Launch VehicleNuri
COSPAR Number2022-065A
NORAD Number52894

PVSAT Technology Demonstration Satellite has five Cubesat satellites that are deployed. Four Cubesat satellite based on those developed by Korean universities will be carried along with the payload to test performance of newly developed space technologies. The space mission will spend the next two years in a sun-synchronous orbit, with an altitude of 600 to 800 kilometres. The fifth deployment module will showcase a mock-up of the cubesat.


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