Meteor-M 1 [VNIIEM]
Meteor-M satellites are a new generation of russian meteorological satellites to replace the Meteor-3M series. The first Meteor-M satellites will feature following instruments:
One intial Meteor-M 1 satellite was built, followed by three improved Meteor-M 2 series satellites.
Meteor-M 2-1 was launched on 28 November 2017 on a Soyuz-2-1b Fregat-M rocket, but was lost due to an upper stage problem.
The Meteor-M 3 satellite will have a largely modified configuration for an oceanographic mission.
|Type / Application:||Meteorology|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, batteries|
|Mass:||~ 2900 kg|
|Orbit:||816 km × 821 km, 98.80°|
|Meteor-M 1||2009-049A||17.09.2009||Ba LC-31/6||Soyuz-2-1b Fregat||with Sterkh 2, Universitetsky 2, UGATUSAT, Sumbandila, BLITS, IRIS|