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Satellite details
Acronym Meteor-M N2-6
Full name Meteor-M Number 2-6
Satellite Description
  • 8th flight unit of the Meteor-M series. 9th of the Meteor-3M programme.
  • Main mission: operational meteorology.
  • Substantial contribution to land observation and space weather.
Mass at launch 2900 kg Dry mass 2700 kg
Power 2000 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Real-time availability of MSU-MR, MTVZA-GY and SSPD by HRPT.
  • Real-time availability of selected images and other data by LRPT.
  • Real-time availability of DCP messages by on-board data relay.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 820.7 km
ECT 09:00 asc

 

Space agency RosHydroMetRoscosmos
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
  • ECT TBD between 09 and 15.
Launch ≥2025 EOL ≥2030
Last update: 2021-11-03
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 Meteor-M N2-6

Acronym Full name
IKFS-2 Infrared Fourier Spectrometer - 2
KMSS High-resolution VIS/IR Radiometer
MSU-MR VIS/IR Imaging Radiometer
MTVZA-GY Imaging/Sounding Microwave Radiometer - improved
SSPD Data Collection and Transmission System
MeteoSAR Meteorological Synthetic Aperture Radar
GGAK-M/RIMS-M Radio-frequency mass spectrometer - M
IKOR-M Broadband SW radiometer
GGAK-E/SKIF-6 GGAK-E / Corpuscular radiation spectrometer
GGAK-E/GALS-E GGAK-E / Detector of galactic cosmic rays
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Satellite frequencies for Earth Observation, data transfer and platform communications and control
Frequencies for satellite management
Service Direction Frequency (MHz) Emission designator Bandwidth (kHz) Polarisation D/A Data rate (kbps) or Baseband (kHz) Comments
TC & Ranging E-S 5747.124 MHz 8M19G2D 10010 kHz LHCP D 0.1/1.0  kbps Telemetry, command & ranging
Telemetry S-E 3405.235 MHz 8M19G2D 9290 kHz RHCP D 0.1/32.0  kbps Telemetry
Earth observation MW frequencies
Service Sensing mode Frequency (GHz) Bandwidth (MHz) Polarisation Comments
MTVZA-GY passive 10.6 GHz 100 MHz H&V Window channel
MTVZA-GY passive 18.7 GHz 200 MHz H&V Window channel
MTVZA-GY passive 23.8 GHz 400 MHz H&V Water vapour channel
MTVZA-GY passive 31.5 GHz 400 MHz H&V Window channel
MTVZA-GY passive 36.7 GHz 400 MHz H&V Window channel
MTVZA-GY passive 42 GHz 400 MHz H&V Window channel
MTVZA-GY passive 48 GHz 400 MHz H&V Window channel
MTVZA-GY passive 53 GHz - 57.713 GHz 0 MHz H or V Oxygen band, 10 channels
MTVZA-GY passive 91.655 GHz 2500 MHz H&V Window channel
MTVZA-GY passive 176 GHz - 191.06 GHz 0 MHz V Water vapour band, 3 channels
MeteoSAR active 10 GHz - 9.623 GHz 0 MHz - X-band SAR
Frequencies for scientific data acquisition and communication services at ground stations
Service Direction Frequency (MHz) Bandwidth (kHz) Polarisation D/A Data rate (kbps) or Baseband (kHz) Comments
DA S-E 8128 MHz 30700 kHz LHCP D 15360  kbps Stored data
DA S-E 8320 MHz 30700 kHz LHCP D 15360  kbps Stored data
DA S-E 8128 MHz 123000 kHz LHCP D 61440  kbps Stored data
DA S-E 8320 MHz 123000 kHz LHCP D 61440  kbps Stored data
AHRPT S-E 1700 MHz 3000 kHz RHCP D 3000  kbps High resolution data + DCP reports
AHRPT S-E 1705 MHz 3000 kHz RHCP D 3000  kbps High resolution data + DCP reports
LRPT S-E 137.1 MHz 150 kHz RHCP D 80  kbps Selected data
LRPT S-E 137.9 MHz 150 kHz RHCP D 80  kbps Selected data
LRPT S-E 137.9125 MHz 150 kHz RHCP D 80  kbps Selected data
DCS E-S 401.9 MHz - 402.5 MHz 5 kHz RHCP D 1.2  kbps Regional and International DCP reports
DCS E-S 401.9 MHz - 402 MHz 5 kHz RHCP D 0.4  kbps Regional DCP reports