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METEOR-3M №1 Spacecraft (removed from service). / November 3, 2008 /

Mission Objectives
METEOR-3M 1 is a multi-mission spacecraft designed for natural resources study, the environmental monitoring, and hydrometeorological and heliogeophysical support.

Tasks to be Fulfilled
METEOR-3M1 instrument payload allows a wide range of problems related to the hydrometeorological support, monitoring of the «Ocean-atmosphere» system, natural resource study and use, ecological monitoring, control of emergencies, heliogeophysical support.

Organizations of federal and governmental services (Roshydromet, Roskartographia, Minprirody and others), central and regional nature-management organizations and other services, administrative, economic, and commercial organizations. Special features
Global imaging of the illuminated and shaded sides of the Earth in IR region, acquiring the radiation environment data, and measurements of vertical distribution of the atmospheric small gas components and temperature and humidity sounding of the atmosphere.

Main Characteristics
Launch date —10 December 2001
Spacecraft mass — 2500kg
Payload mass — 800kg
Launcher — ZENIT-2
Spaceport — Baiconur
Orbital parameters:
Altitude — 1018 +/- 10km
Inclination — 99.64°
Active life — 3 years
Developer — NIIIEM

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