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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Meteor-3 N5 -
Full Name Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies ROSHYDROMET, ROSKOSMOS Launch Date 15 Aug 1991
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 31 Dec 2002
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 21655 (TLE)
International Designator 1991-056A
Orbit Type Inclined, non-sun-synchronous Orbit Period 109 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 82.5 deg
Orbit Altitude 1200 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Currently limited operation (only MR-900B instrument is working). Hydrometeorology, climatology, land surface, physical oceanography, heliogeophysics, data collection.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields 174-K
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature MR-2000M1
Cloud particle properties and profile MR-2000M1
Ozone 174-K, SFM-2, TOMS
Trace gases (excluding ozone) TOMS
Atmospheric Temperature Fields 174-K
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth MR-2000M1, MR-900B
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness MR-2000M1, MR-900B
Mission Instruments
174-K - Temperature and Humidity Profiler
BUFS-2 - Backscatter spectrometer/2
Chaika - Scanning IR radiometer
MR-2000M1 - Scanning visible radiometer
MR-900B - Scanning visual band telephotometer
RMK-2 - Radiation Measurement Complex
SFM-2 - UV limb spectrometer
TOMS - Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer
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