Tag: Soyuz 2.1B/Fregat-M
Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) | Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M | Meteor-M No.2-3
Meteor-M satellites are a new generation of Russian meteorological satellites to replace the Meteor-3M series. The first two Meteor-M satellites will feature following instruments: – MSU-MR – Low-resolution Multispectral Scanner for global and regional for cloud cover mapping – KMSS-2 – multichannel scanning unit for Earth surface monitoring – MTVZA-GYa – imager/sounder for Atmospheric temperature and humidity profiles, sea surface wind – IKFS-2 advanced IR sounder for Atmospheric temperature and humidity profiles – BRK SSPD – Data Collection System – RK-SM-MKA – Modified Rescue Radio complex One initial Meteor-M 1 satellite was built, followed by the improved Meteor-M 2 series satellites.
Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) | Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M | Luna 25
Luna 25 (ex-Luna-Glob) is a planned lunar lander mission by the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos). It will land near the lunar south pole at the Boguslavsky crater. Its primary mission is for proving out lunar landing technology. The mission will carry 30 kg of scientific instruments, including a robotic arm for soil samples and possible drilling hardware. The lander is planned to remain active for at least one year on the lunar surface.