Earth Observation Satellite

Electro-L2 spacecraft are a component of the Elektro geostationary hydrometeorological space system.

Name of SatelliteElectro-L2
PurposeEarth Observation
Country of ContractorRussia
Launch Mass (kg.)1 800
Class of OrbitGEO
Perigee (km)35 694
Expected Lifetime (yrs.)10
Date of Launch11.12.2015
Launch SiteBaikonur Cosmodrome
Launch VehicleZenit
COSPAR Number2015-074A
NORAD Number41105

These Electro-L2 are specifically designed for the acquisition and preliminary processing of multispectral images (of clouds and also image of surfaces) along with a sample layer (or sublayer) of the Earth, within the entire observed disk of the Earth.


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