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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Elektro-L N1 -
Full Name Geostationary Operational Meteorological Satellite Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies ROSKOSMOS, ROSHYDROMET Launch Date 20 Jan 2011
Mission Links mission site | mission site | data access portal EOL Date Jan 2021
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 36000 km Orbit Longitude 14.5 deg
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Hydrometeorology, heliogeophysics, climatology, cloud information.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields MSU-GS
Atmospheric Winds MSU-GS
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature MSU-GS
Liquid water and precipitation rate MSU-GS
Ozone MSU-GS
Radiation budget MSU-GS
Atmospheric Temperature Fields MSU-GS
Gravity and Magnetic FieldsGravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurements GGAK-E
LandVegetation MSU-GS
Surface temperature (land) MSU-GS
Multi-purpose imagery (land) MSU-GS
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) MSU-GS
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth MSU-GS
Mission Instruments
DCS - Data Collection System
GGAK-E - Module for Geophysical Measurements
MSU-GS - Multispectral scanning imager-radiometer
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