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Elektro-L No.1

Zenit-3F

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Launch Status
Success

Mission


Elektro-L No.1

  • Type: Earth Science
  • Orbit: Geostationary Transfer Orbit

Elektro-L is a series of meteorological satellites developed for the Russian Federal Space Agency by NPO Lavochkin. Electro-L №1 was the first of the series and became the first Russian weather satellite that successfully operates in geostationary orbit. It is designed to capture real-time images of clouds and the Earth’s underlying surface, heliogeophysical measurements, collection and translating hydrometeorological and service data.

Location


45/1

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

45/1 has witnessed the launch of 46 rockets, including 46 orbital launch attempts, while Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan, has been the site for 1545 rocket launches.

45/1

Rocket


Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) Zenit

Agency


Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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.

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
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