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Meteor 1-28



Meteor 1-28 was a Soviet weather satellite launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz rocket. It was a continuation of experimental work in studying tihe natural resources of the earth. Acquisition of meteorological information required of use in the operational weather service.

Alternate Names

  • Meteor 28
  • 10113
  • Meteor1-28

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1977-06-29
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 1st Generation Upper Stage
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 2200 kg

Funding Agency

  • Soviet Hydrometeorological Service (U.S.S.R)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office



NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Project ScientistSoviet Hydrometeorological Service
Project ManagerSoviet Hydrometeorological Service
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