Earth Observation Satellite

The Arktika-M1 system is based on the Navigator platform. The weight of its is 2100 kg. Hardware on the satellite has been similar to the Electro-L series.

Name of SatelliteArktika-M1
PurposeEarth Observation
ContractorNPO Lavochkin
Country of ContractorRussia
Launch Mass (kg.)2 200
Class of OrbitElliptical
Perigee (km)1 025
Expected Lifetime (yrs.)7
Date of Launch28.02.2021
Launch SiteBaikonur Cosmodrome
Launch VehicleSoyuz-2.1b
COSPAR Number2021-016A
NORAD Number47719

The Arctica-M1 will provide continuous and reliable communications, which will contribute to the development of a strong economic scene in the northern parts of our country, and also provides round-the-clock monitoring of the earth’s surface and the seas of the Arctic Ocean.


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