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Meteor
Meteor satellite. Meteor-M and Meteor-Priroda were similar.

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Article Number: 11F614. Class: Earth. Type: Weather. Nation: USSR. Manufacturer: VNIIEM.

Acquisition of meteorological information needed for use by the weather service.


Specification

Total Mass: 3,800 kg.


Meteor M Chronology


26 March 1969 Meteor 1-01 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,800 kg. Perigee: 549 km. Apogee: 576 km. Inclination: 81.2 deg.

Cloud, snow, ice cover data. Acquisition of meteorological information needed for use by the weather service.


06 October 1969 Meteor 1-02 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,800 kg. Perigee: 513 km. Apogee: 552 km. Inclination: 81.2 deg.

Cloud and ice cover imaging; investigated IR, thermal reflection/radiation from Earth's atmosphere. Acquisition of meteorological information needed for use by the weather service.


17 March 1970 Meteor 1-03 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,800 kg. Perigee: 537 km. Apogee: 635 km. Inclination: 81.2 deg.

Acquisition of meteorological information needed for use by the weather service.


28 April 1970 Meteor 1-04 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,800 kg. Perigee: 534 km. Apogee: 578 km. Inclination: 81.2 deg.

Acquisition of meteorological information needed for use by the weather service.


23 June 1970 Meteor 1-05 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,800 kg. Perigee: 814 km. Apogee: 873 km. Inclination: 81.2 deg.

Acquisition of meteorological information needed for use by the weather service.


15 October 1970 Meteor 1-06 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,800 kg. Perigee: 441 km. Apogee: 443 km. Inclination: 81.2 deg.

Acquisition of meteorological information needed for use by the weather service.


20 January 1971 Meteor 1-07 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,800 kg. Perigee: 538 km. Apogee: 550 km. Inclination: 81.2 deg.

Acquisition of meteorological information needed for use by the weather service.


17 April 1971 Meteor 1-08 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,800 kg. Perigee: 243 km. Apogee: 248 km. Inclination: 81.2 deg.

Acquisition of meteorological information needed for use by the weather service.


16 July 1971 Meteor 1-09 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,800 kg. Perigee: 342 km. Apogee: 349 km. Inclination: 81.2 deg.

Acquisition of meteorological information needed for use by the weather service.


29 December 1971 Meteor 1-10 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,800 kg. Perigee: 837 km. Apogee: 912 km. Inclination: 81.3 deg.

Acquisition of meteorological information needed for use by the weather service.


30 March 1972 Meteor 1-11 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,800 kg. Perigee: 855 km. Apogee: 877 km. Inclination: 81.2 deg.

Acquisition of meteorological information needed for use by the weather service.


30 June 1972 Meteor 1-12 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,800 kg. Perigee: 876 km. Apogee: 893 km. Inclination: 81.2 deg.

Acquisition of meteorological information needed for use by the weather service.


27 October 1972 Meteor 1-13 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,800 kg. Perigee: 851 km. Apogee: 880 km. Inclination: 81.2 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


20 March 1973 Meteor 1-14 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,800 kg. Perigee: 860 km. Apogee: 878 km. Inclination: 81.2 deg.

Acquisition of meteorological information needed for use by the weather service.


29 May 1973 Meteor 1-15 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,800 kg. Perigee: 843 km. Apogee: 880 km. Inclination: 81.2 deg.

Acquisition of meteorological information needed for use by the weather service.


05 March 1974 Meteor 1-16 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,800 kg. Perigee: 821 km. Apogee: 877 km. Inclination: 81.2 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


23 April 1974 Meteor 1-17 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,800 kg. Perigee: 852 km. Apogee: 881 km. Inclination: 81.2 deg.

Acquisition of meteorological information needed for use by the weather service.


28 October 1974 Meteor 1-19 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,800 kg. Perigee: 835 km. Apogee: 887 km. Inclination: 81.2 deg.

Acquisition of meteorological information needed for use by the weather service.


17 December 1974 Meteor 1-20 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,800 kg. Perigee: 844 km. Apogee: 869 km. Inclination: 81.2 deg.

Acquisition of meteorological information needed for use by the weather service.


01 April 1975 Meteor 1-21 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,800 kg. Perigee: 852 km. Apogee: 883 km. Inclination: 81.2 deg.

Acquisition of meteorological information needed for use by the weather service.


18 September 1975 Meteor 1-22 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,800 kg. Perigee: 798 km. Apogee: 910 km. Inclination: 81.3 deg.

Acquisition of meteorological information needed for use by the weather service.


25 December 1975 Meteor 1-23 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,800 kg. Perigee: 849 km. Apogee: 868 km. Inclination: 81.2 deg.

Acquisition of meteorological information needed for use by the weather service.


07 April 1976 Meteor 1-24 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,800 kg. Perigee: 829 km. Apogee: 881 km. Inclination: 81.3 deg.

Acquisition of meteorological information needed for use by the weather service.


16 October 1976 Meteor 1-26 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,800 kg. Perigee: 836 km. Apogee: 887 km. Inclination: 81.3 deg.

Acquisition of meteorological information needed for use by the weather service.


05 April 1977 Meteor 1-27 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,800 kg. Perigee: 844 km. Apogee: 887 km. Inclination: 81.3 deg.

Acquisition of meteorological information needed for use by the weather service.



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