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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Meteor-2 N21 -
Full Name Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies ROSHYDROMET, ROSKOSMOS Launch Date 31 Aug 1991
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 06 Aug 2002
EO Portal Info
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 1 instrument working): Hydrometeorology, climatology, land surface, physical oceanography, heliogeophysics, data collection.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth MR-900B
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness MR-900B
Mission Instruments
MR-900B - Scanning visual band telephotometer
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