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Meteor-M No.2-2 & rideshare payloads

Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Meteor-M No.2-2 & rideshare payloads

Type: Earth Science

This is the fourth spacecraft in the Russian Meteor-M series of remote sensing satellites. Weighing about 2750 kg, it is intended to gather hydrometeorological data from sun-synchronous orbit. This includes monitoring ozone layer and radiation levels in the near-Earth space, as well as monitoring ocean surface temperatures and ice conditions.

Location

Cosmodrome Site 1S

Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation

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

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

Agency

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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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