Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat | Meteor-M №2-2 & rideshare payloads

July 5, 2019 05:41:45 UTC

Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation

Meteor-M №2-2 & rideshare payloads
for Earth Science
This is the fourth spacecraft in the Russian Meteor-M series of remote sensing satellites. Weighing about 2750 kg, it is intended to gather hydrometeorological data from sun-synchronous orbit. This includes monitoring ozone layer and radiation levels in the near-Earth space, as well as monitoring ocean surface temperatures and ice conditions.