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Meteor 2-20



Meteor 2-20 was launched by the USSR and carried scientific instruments for obtaining global images of cloud layers and the underlying surfaces in the visable and infrared wavelengths; observed the flows of penetrating radiation in near earth space; and carried systems for precise orbital measurement.

Alternate Names

  • 20826
  • Meteor2-20

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1990-09-28
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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