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Electro L1

Also called Elektro L1, GOMS 2


Designation 37344 / 11001A
Launch date 20 Jan 2011
Country of origin CIS
Mission Meteorology
Geostationary orbit 76°E
Launch vehicle Zenit 3F #1

Went inclined in Jun 2014.
A second identical satellite is planned for 2012.

Takes a picture every 30 minutes.

End of life

Out of service Jul 2016
Cause moving out of control

External resources

sat-index articles

Technical data


Prime contractor Lavochkin
Platform Navigator
Mass at launch 1700 kg
Dry mass  
Solar array  
DC power  
Design lifetime 10 years

visible band: 1 km resolution
IR band: 4 km resolution

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