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KAIST Satellite Technology Research Center


KAIST Satellite Technology Research Center

KAIST Satellite Technology Research Center
한국과학기술원 인공위성연구센터
Acronym SaTReC
Established 1989
Headquarters Yuseong-gu,
South Korea
Administrator Park seung-o

KAIST Satellite Technology Research Center (SaTReC; Korean: 인공위성연구센터), is a university based research center for satellite technology and applications research.

Space Programme

SaTReC, which is located within the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), promotes the education and training of satellite engineers through research programs in satellite engineering, space science and remote sensing. In 1992, SaTReC developed and launched the first satellite of Korea, KITSAT-1, a scientific microsatellite. Since then, SaTReC continues to develop satellites with scientific and technology demonstration missions.[1]

Satellite Missions

  • Development and Operations of KITSAT-1
  • Development and Operations of KITSAT-2
  • Development and Operations of KITSAT-3


  1. ^ "About SaTReC". Retrieved 2014-08-10. 
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