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Meteor M2-4



Meteor-M satellites are a new generation of Russian meteorological satellites to replace the Meteor-3M series.

Like its predecessors, the nearly three-ton satellite is designed to watch global weather and the ozone layer, to measure the ocean surface temperature and ice conditions, which can facilitate shipping in the polar regions of our planet.

Alternate Names

  • 59051
  • MeteorM24

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2024-02-29
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-2.1b/Fregat
Launch Site: Vostochny Cosmodrome, Russia
Mass: 2750 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Russia)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

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