Forward Satellite: Meteor-M N2-6 

Satellite details
Acronym Meteor-M N2-6
Full name Meteor-M Number 2-6
Satellite Description
  • 8th flight unit of the Meteor-M series. 8th of the Meteor-3M programme.
  • Main mission: operational meteorology.
  • Substantial contribution to land observation and space weather.
Mass at launch 2900 kg Dry mass 2700 kg
Power 2000 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Real-time availability of MSU-MR, MTVZA-GY and SSPD by HRPT.
  • Real-time availability of selected images and other data by LRPT.
  • Real-time availability of DCP messages by on-board data relay.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 820 km
ECT 09:00 


Space agency RosHydroMetRoscosmos
Status Considered
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch ≥2023 EOL ≥2028
Last update: 2017-07-18
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-M N2-6

Acronym Full name
IKFS-2 Infrared Fourier Spectrometer - 2
KMSS High-resolution VIS/IR Radiometer
MSU-MR VIS/IR Imaging Radiometer
MTVZA-GY Imaging/Sounding Microwave Radiometer - improved
SSPD Data Collection and Transmission System
GGAK-M/MSGI-MKA GGAK-M / Spectrometer for Geoactive Measurements
GGAK-M/KGI-4C GGAK-M / Radiation Monitoring System
MeteoSAR Meteorological Synthetic Aperture Radar
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