BackForward Satellite: Meteor-P3 

Satellite details
Acronym Meteor-P3
Full name Meteor-Priroda - 3
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 3rd flight unit of the Meteor-Priroda programme also known as Meteor-28
  • 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.
  • SI-1 data rescued by EUMETSAT
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 640 km
ECT 10:15 asc


Space agency RoscosmosRosHydroMet
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 29 Jul 1977 EOL 29 Jul 1979
Last update: 2023-03-06
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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on Meteor-P3

Acronym Full name
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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