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Satellite details
Acronym Meteor-3-6
Full name Meteor-3-6
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 6th (last) flight unit of the Meteor-3 series
  • Main missions: cloud observation and IR temperature/humidity sounding.
  • Significant contribution to radiation study and Space weather.
Mass at launch 2250 kg Dry mass
Power 500 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data available from RosHydroMet.
Orbit Drifting orbit Altitude 1210 km
Inclination 82.5 °


Space agency RosHydroMetRoscosmos
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 25 Jan 1994 EOL 25 Jan 1996
Last update: 2013-02-13
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Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on Meteor-3-6

Acronym Full name
Klimat Infrared Imaging Radiometer
MR-2000M Television Camera
MR-900B Television Camera
PRARE Precise Range And Range-rate Equipment
RMK-2 Radiation Measurement Complex
ScaRaB Scanner for Radiation Budget
SM Infrared Sounding Radiometer
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