Elektro-L | 

Earth in the last twenty-four hours

About

Elektro-L is a Russian second-generation series of geostationary weather satellites. Electro-L satellites are designed to capture real-time images of clouds and the Earth’s underlying surface, heliogeophysical measurements, collection and translating hydrometeorological and service data.

Electro-L1 Main specifications
Launch Date: 2011-01-20
Mass: 1740kg
Payload: 462kg
Orbital parameters: Geostationary, 14.5° West
Launch Vehicle: Fregat-SB with Zenit
Lifetime: 10 years
Manufacturer: NPO Lavochkin
Completed service life


Electro-L2 Main specifications
Launch Date: 2015-12-11
Mass: 1740kg
Payload: 462kg
Orbital parameters: Geostationary, 76° East
Launch Vehicle: Fregat-SB with Zenit
Lifetime: 10 years
Manufacturer: NPO Lavochkin


Electro-L3 Main specifications
Launch Date: 2019-12-24
Mass: 1740kg
Payload: 462kg
Orbital parameters: Geostationary, 165.8° East
Launch Vehicle: Fregat-SB with Zenit
Lifetime: 10 years
Manufacturer: NPO Lavochkin

Russian Space AgencyNPO LavochkinRussian Space SystemsResearch Center for Earth Operative Monitoring