BackForward Satellite: Arctica-M N1 

Satellite details
Acronym Arctica-M N1
Full name Arctica-M N1
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description

1st flight unit of the Arctica-M programme, actually flown at the same time as the 2nd one.

Main missions (by the 2 satellites): high-latitude frequent imagery for operational meteorology.

Substantial contribution to Space weather.

Mass at launch 2000 kg Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • TBD.
Orbit Molniya orbit Altitude
Inclination 63.4 °


Space agency RosHydroMetRoscosmos
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
  • Apogees at 25°W and 155°E.
  • Apogee 40,000 km altitude
  • Perigee 1000 km altitude
Launch 28 Feb 2021 EOL ≥2028
Last update: 2024-04-15
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on Arctica-M N1

Acronym Full name
DCS/A Data Collection Service for Arktika
MSU-GS/A Electro-L Imager for Arktika
GGAK-E/FM-E GGAK-E / Magnetometer instrument
GGAK-E/SKIF-6 GGAK-E / Corpuscular radiation spectrometer
GGAK-E/GALS-E GGAK-E / Detector of galactic cosmic rays
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