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Meteor-M No.2-3 & others

Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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Meteor-M No.2-3 & others

Type: Earth Science
Launch Cost: $48,500,000

Meteor-M satellites are a new generation of Russian meteorological satellites to replace the Meteor-3M series. The first two Meteor-M satellites will feature following instruments:

– MSU-MR – Low-resolution Multispectral Scanner for global and regional for cloud cover mapping
– KMSS-2 – multichannel scanning unit for Earth surface monitoring
– MTVZA-GYa – imager/sounder for Atmospheric temperature and humidity profiles, sea surface wind
– IKFS-2 advanced IR sounder for Atmospheric temperature and humidity profiles
– BRK SSPD – Data Collection System
– RK-SM-MKA – Modified Rescue Radio complex

One initial Meteor-M 1 satellite was built, followed by the improved Meteor-M 2 series satellites.

42 cubesats from various Russian and international organizations will be launched as co-passengers.


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Cosmodrome Site 1S

Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation

15 rockets have launched from Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation.

Cosmodrome Site 1S, Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation


Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) – RFSA

  • Type: Government
  • Abbreviation: RFSA
  • Administration: Administrator: Yuri Borisov
  • Founded: 1992
  • Launchers: Soyuz
  • Spacecraft: Soyuz
  • Country: RUS

The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.

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