Meteor-M 2 [Roskosmos]
Meteor-M satellites are a new generation of russian meteorological satellites to replace the Meteor-3M series. The second Meteor-M satellites featurse 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 was to have a largely modified configuration for an oceanographic mission, but was cancelled.
|Type / Application:||Meteorology|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, batteries|
|Orbit:||818 km × 827 km, 98.81°|
|Meteor-M 2||2014-037A||08.07.2014||Ba LC-31/6||Soyuz-2-1b Fregat-M||with Relek, TechDemoSat 1, SkySat 2, DX 1, AISSat 2, UKube 1, M3MSat-Dummy|