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Satellite details
Acronym Meteor-P2
Full name Meteor-Priroda - 2
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 2nd flight unit of the Meteor-Priroda programme.  Also named Meteor-1-25.
  • Main missions: cloud and land observation, also in the MW range; IR atmospheric profiling.
  • Significant contribution to radiation study.
Mass at launch 3800 kg Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data available from RosHydroMet.
Orbit Drifting orbit Altitude 890 km
Inclination 81.2 °


Space agency RoscosmosRosHydroMet
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 15 May 1976 EOL 15 May 1978
Last update: 2023-03-06
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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on Meteor-P2

Acronym Full name
IR Infrared Instrument
MSU-M Multispectral VNIR radiometer
MSU-S Multispectral Scanner
SHF Passive MW Radiometer
SI-1 Spectrometer/Interferometer - German Democratic Republic
R10-M Radiation Measurement Complex
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