BackForward Satellite: Meteor-2-8 

Satellite details
Acronym Meteor-2-8
Full name Meteor-2-8
Satellite Description
  • 8th flight unit of the Meteor-2 series.
  • Main missions: cloud observation and IR temperature/humidity sounding.
  • Significant contribution to Space weather.
Mass at launch 1500 kg Dry mass
Power
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data available from RosHydroMet.
Orbit Drifting orbit Altitude 940 km
Inclination 82.5 °

 

Space agency RosHydroMetRoscosmos
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 25 Mar 1982 EOL 25 Sep 1983
Last update: 2013-02-13
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on Meteor-2-8

Acronym Full name
RMK-2 Radiation Measurement Complex
SM Infrared Sounding Radiometer
TV Television Camera
IR Infrared Instrument
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