LAUNCH CENTER

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Thu Jan 20 2011
Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Elektro-L No.1

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LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

January 20, 2011 at 7:29 AM EST

(January 20, 2011 at 12:29 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

January 20, 2011 at 7:29 AM EST

(January 20, 2011 at 12:29 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

January 20, 2011 at 7:29 AM EST

(January 20, 2011 at 12:29 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Earth Science
    • Elektro-L is a series of meteorological satellites developed for the Russian Federal Space Agency by NPO Lavochkin. Electro-L â„–1 was the first of the series and became the first Russian weather satellite that successfully operates in geostationary orbit. It is designed to capture real-time images of clouds and the Earth’s underlying surface, heliogeophysical measurements, collection and translating hydrometeorological and service data.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

    Pad

    45/1