Koreasat 5A
Koreasat-5A Mission (26280153539).jpg
Falcon 9 launch from Kennedy Space Center LC-39A, carrying Koreasat 5A
Mission typeCommunications Satellite
COSPAR ID2017-067A Edit this at Wikidata
SATCAT no.42984Edit this on Wikidata
Spacecraft properties
ManufacturerThales Alenia Space
Start of mission
Launch date19:34, October 27, 2017 (UTC) (2017-10-27T19:34Z) UTC
RocketFalcon 9 Full Thrust
Launch siteKennedy Space Center LC-39A
Satellite name Koresat-5A
Operator KT SAT[1]
Type GEO stationary satellite
Orbit slot 113°E
Coverage Indochina, Korea, South Asia, Indian Ocean

Koreasat 5A is a South Korean communications satellite operated by KT SAT, a subsidiary of KT Corporation.[2] On 30 October 2017, it was launched on Falcon 9 ("Full Thrust" version) rocket.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Home". ktsat.net.
  2. ^ "KT Sat Picks Thales Alenia over Orbital Sciences for Two-satellite Order". spacenews.com. 12 May 2014. Retrieved 14 February 2018.
  3. ^ "SpaceX Falcon 9 successfully launches Koreasat 5A". Nasaspaceflight.com. 30 October 2017. Retrieved 14 February 2018.
  4. ^ "In Photos: SpaceX Launches Koreasat-5A Satellite, Lands Falcon 9 Rocket". Space.com. 30 October 2017. Retrieved 14 February 2018.