Meteor-M No.2-3 & others

Overview

Destination: Sun-Synchronous Orbit
Mission: Earth Science

Sun-Synchronous Orbit Cosmodrome Site 1S Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation

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.

Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • June 27, 2023, 5:23 p.m.

Launch success.


Nosu • June 27, 2023, 11:35 a.m.

Liftoff


LL2 • June 27, 2023, 10:44 a.m.

Livestream has started


Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M

Family:
Configuration: Fregat-M

Soyuz-2, GRAU index 14A14, is the collective designation for the 21st-century version of the Russian Soyuz rocket. In its basic form, it is a three-stage carrier rocket for placing payloads into low Earth orbit. The first-stage boosters and two core stages feature uprated engines with improved injection systems, compared to the previous versions of the Soyuz. Digital flight control and telemetry systems allow the rocket to be launched from a fixed launch platform, whereas the launch platforms for earlier Soyuz rockets had to be rotated as the rocket could not perform a roll to change its heading in flight.

Specifications
  • Stages
    4
  • Length
    46.3 m
  • Diameter
    10.3 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    4.11 m
  • Launch Mass
    313 T
  • Thrust
    4150 kN
Family
  • Name
    Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M
  • Family
  • Variant
    Fregat-M
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Soyuz 2.1b Fregat-M
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $48500000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    8200 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    3250 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity


In-active Cargo Unmanned
Destination:
Serial Number:

Details

Progress Rocket Space Center

Progress Rocket Space Center

(PRSC)

Dmitry Baranov Founded: 1996 Successes: 44 Failures: 1 Pending: 0

Agency Type:

Progress Rocket Space Centre, formerly known as TsSKB-Progress, is a space science and aerospace research company which is known for manufacturing launch vehicles and satellites. Most notably, Progress Rocket Space Centre is the manufacturer of Soyuz launch vehicles.

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