Monitor - Experimental
Single-satellite programme, for land observation.
Bridging the Resurs-O1 with the Resurs-P programmes. Main improvement over Resurs-O1: image resolution and smaller, more flexible, platform.
Russian programme: Roscosmos responsible of the development of the space segment, RosHydroMet responsible of operations.
The satellite is actively stabilised over 3 axes.
The design lifetime is 5 years.
The orbit is sunsynchronous around 10:30.
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Data stored onboard and downlinked to RosHydroMet acquisition stations. Processed and disseminated by RosHydroMet.
2005 - 2008
Associated satellites and instruments
Note: red tag => no longer operational , green tag => operational
, blue tag => planned