KARI and SIIS Announce Starting KOMPSAT DRS (Direct Receiving Station) Service in DLR




KARI (Korea Aerospace Research Institute, www.kari.re.kr) and SIIS (SI Imaging Services, www.si-imaging.com) are very pleased to announce that on April 1, we began to offer KOMPSAT (Korean Multi-Purpose Satellite) DRS (Direct Receiving Station) services with the cooperation of German Remote Sensing Data Center ofGerman Aerospace Center(DLR) in Neustrlitz, Germany.

SIIS is a leading provider of VHR (Very High Resolution) satellite imagery, especially an exclusive representative of KOMPSAT series, which were developed and operated by KARI.The KOMPSAT program is a part of the Korean government’s space development program, which provides very high-resolution satellite imagery to the global remote sensing community.

KOMPSAT 3A satellite image

Managing Director, Wook-hyun Choi from SIIS mentioned that “Through this service, which enables us to receive data at DLR site more than 2 times a day, we expect to have more KOMPSAT-3 Adata available (and its archive) and provide near-real-time services to Europe or further countries.”

SIIS contributes to Remote Sensing and Earth observation societies by providing very high resolution optical and SAR images through over 90 partners worldwide.




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