BackForward Satellite: Arctica-M N3 

Satellite details
Acronym Arctica-M N3
Full name Arctica-M N3
Satellite Description
  • 3rd flight unit of the Arctica-M programme.
  • Main missions: 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 Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch ≥2024 EOL ≥2034
Last update: 2021-04-07
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 N3

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