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Detailed information about METEOR 2-17 satellite

Designator id: 1988-005A

Description of METEOR 2-17 Satellite:

Meteor 2-17 carried scientific instruments for continuing space research, radio systems for precise orbital measurements, and a radio telemetry system. It also carried equipment for obtaining global images of cloud cover and the underlying surface in the visible and infrared bands of the spectrum using either the tape recording mode or direct transmission, and radiometric equipment for continuous observations of fluxes of penetrating radiation in the near-earth space.

Technical data:

Launch Date: 1988-01-30
Launch Vehicle: Tsiklon-3
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 2750.0 kg

Funding Agencies:

Unknown (U.S.S.R)


Earth Science

Source: Nasa

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 18820U 88005A   12338.48688899  .00000060  00000-0  40019-4 0  1410
2 18820 082.5392 301.0980 0015526 309.9001 050.0793 13.85283730255930

Last TLE update on :2012-12-04

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