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Elektro-L No.1

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Mission: Earth Science

Geostationary Transfer Orbit 45/1 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Elektro-L is a series of meteorological satellites developed for the Russian Federal Space Agency by NPO Lavochkin. Electro-L №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.

Zenit 3F

Family: Zenith
Configuration:

Specifications
  • Stages
    1
  • Length
    4.6 m
  • Diameter
    0.42 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
    45 kN
Family
  • Name
    Zenit 3F
  • Family
    Zenith
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Zenit
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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Administrator: Dmitry Rogozin Founded: 1992 Successes: 1471 Failures: 81 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Government

The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.

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Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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