Elektro-L | 

Earth in the last twenty-four hours


Elektro-L No.1 is a Russian second-generation geostationary weather satellite. Electro-L1 is designed to capture real-time images of clouds and the Earth’s underlying surface, heliogeophysical measurements, collection and translating hydrometeorological and service data.

Main specifications
Launch Date: 2011-01-20
Mass: 1740kg
Payload: 462kg
Orbital parameters: Geostationary, 76° East
Launch Vehicle: Fregat-SB with Zenit
Lifetime: 10 years
Manufacturer: NPO Lavochkin

Russian Space AgencyNPO LavochkinRussian Space SystemsResearch Center for Earth Operative Monitoring