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Meteor 2-5



Meteor 2 was launched by the USSR. It carried scientific and meteorological instruments, an elecrosupply system, a radio system for precise measurements of orbital elements, an orbit correction system, and a radio telemetry system.

Alternate Names

  • 11605
  • Meteor2-5

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1979-10-31
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 1st Generation Upper Stage
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 3800 kg

Funding Agency

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


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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