Elektro-L 1 [Lavochkin]
Lavochkin has designed the second generation of Russian geostationary meteorological satellites, called Elektro-L (also designated GOMS (Geostationary operational meteorological satellite). It replaces the frist Elektro series, which were never brought to operational service.
The Elektro-L satellites are based on Lavochkins Navigator-Bus.
Elektro-L also features receivers for the SARSAT-COSPAS emergency call system.
Elektro-L 1 was successfully orbited in 2011. The second satellite is planned for 2013 and the third one for 2015.
|Type / Application:||Meteorology|
|Power:||Deployable solar array, batteries|
|Elektro-L 1||20.01.2011||TB LC-45/1||Zenit-3F|
|Elektro-L 2||2014||TB LC-45/1||Zenit-3F|
|Elektro-L 3||2015||TB||Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.4) or Proton-M Blok-DM-03|