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Meteor 2-18



The spacecraft carried scientific instruments for obtaining global images of cloud layers and underlying surface in the visible and infrared ranges of the spectrum. It also made observations of the streams of penetrating radiation in circumterrestrial space.

Alternate Names

  • 19851
  • Meteor2-18

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1989-02-28
Launch Vehicle: Tsiklon-3
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 2750 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

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