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Meteor-M 3

Meteor-M 3 [VNIIEM]

Meteor-M 3 is the third satellites of the Meteor-M generation of Russian meteorological satellites. Meteor-M 3 will be equipped with a new-generation active phased antenna radar (AFAR) for ocean monitoring in contrast to the Meteor-M 1 and Meteor-M 2 series satellites.

The launch of Meteor-M 3 was pushed beyond 2020 due to lack of funding and was cancelled in May 2019.

Nation: Russia
Type / Application: Meteorology
Contractors: NPP VNIIEM
Equipment: AFAR
Power: Deployable fixed solar array, batteries
Lifetime: 7 years
Mass: ~3000 kg
Orbit: 650 km × 650 km, 97.9
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Meteor-M 3 - 202x Ba Soyuz-2-1b Fregat cancelled

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