LAUNCH CENTER

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Tue Jun 27 2023
Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Meteor-M No.2-3 and others

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LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

June 27, 2023 at 7:34 AM EDT

(June 27, 2023 at 11:34 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

June 27, 2023 at 7:34 AM EDT

(June 27, 2023 at 11:34 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

June 27, 2023 at 7:34 AM EDT

(June 27, 2023 at 11:34 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Earth Science
    • Meteor-M satellites are a new generation of Russian meteorological satellites to replace the Meteor-3M series. The first two Meteor-M satellites will feature following instruments: - MSU-MR - Low-resolution Multispectral Scanner for global and regional for cloud cover mapping - KMSS-2 - multichannel scanning unit for Earth surface monitoring - MTVZA-GYa - imager/sounder for Atmospheric temperature and humidity profiles, sea surface wind - IKFS-2 advanced IR sounder for Atmospheric temperature and humidity profiles - BRK SSPD - Data Collection System - RK-SM-MKA - Modified Rescue Radio complex One initial Meteor-M 1 satellite was built, followed by the improved Meteor-M 2 series satellites. 42 cubesats from various Russian and international organizations will be launched as co-passengers.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation

    Pad

    Cosmodrome Site 1S