BackForward Satellite: Meteor-1-8 

Satellite details
Acronym Meteor-1-8
Full name Meteor-1-8
Satellite Description
  • 8th flight unit of the Meteor-1 series.
  • Main mission: cloud observation.
  • Significant contribution to radiation study.
Mass at launch 1300 kg Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data available from RosHydroMet.
Orbit Drifting orbit Altitude 250 km
Inclination 81.2 °


Space agency RosHydroMetRoscosmos
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 17 Apr 1971 EOL 17 Jan 1972
Last update: 2013-02-13
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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on Meteor-1-8

Acronym Full name
AC Radiation Budget Sensor
IR Infrared Instrument
TV Television Camera
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