Development of the Earth Observation Camera of MIRIS

  • Lee, Dae-Hee ;
  • Han, Won-Yong ;
  • Park, Young-Sik ;
  • Park, Sung-Jun ;
  • Moon, Bong-Kon ;
  • Ree, Chang-Hee ;
  • Pyo, Jeong-Hyun ;
  • Jeong, Woong-Seob ;
  • Nam, Uk-Won ;
  • Lee, Duk-Hang ;
  • Park, Kwi-Jong ;
  • Bae, Soo-Ho ;
  • Rhee, Seung-Wu ;
  • Park, Jong-Oh ;
  • Kim, Geon-Hee ;
  • Yang, Sun-Choel ;
  • Kim, Young-Ju
  • Received : 2010.08.16
  • Accepted : 2011.09.01
  • Published : 2011.09.15


We have designed and manufactured the Earth observation camera (EOC) of multi-purpose infrared imaging system (MIRIS). MIRIS is a main payload of the STSAT-3, which will be launched in late 2012. The main objective of the EOC is to test the operation of Korean IR technology in space, so we have designed the optical and mechanical system of the EOC to fit the IR detector system. We have assembled the flight model (FM) of EOC and performed environment tests successfully. The EOC is now ready to be integrated into the satellite system waiting for operation in space, as planned.


infrared;satellite payload;Earth observation


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