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    METEOR-M can be found in the following categories:

    NORAD ID: 35865
    Int'l Code: 2009-049A
    Perigee: 816.5 km
    Apogee: 820.7 km
    Inclination: 98.5 °
    Period: 101.3 minutes
    Semi major axis: 7196 km
    Launch date: September 17, 2009
    Source: Commonwealth of Independent States (former USSR) (CIS)
    Comments: METEOR M1 is a a Russian weather satellite designed to monitor the Earth's climate. Meteor M1's six instruments will give Russian meteorologists a comprehensive look at the planet's weather systems, helping forecasters create more accurate climate outlooks. A suite of imagers and sounders will take pictures of cloud formations and detect sea surface temperatures, air temperatures and moisture. The craft also carries a radar designed to monitor ice in the polar regions to aid navigation. The 6,000-pound satellite is a replacement for the Meteor 3-M1 observatory launched in 2001. That spacecraft failed a few years ago, forcing Russia to rely on foreign weather satellites.

    Two Line Element Set (TLE):

    1 35865U 09049A   15080.04424789 -.00000025  00000-0  76505-5 0  9997
    2 35865 098.5102 123.5015 0002916 025.5934 334.5440 14.22001542285680
    Source: AFSPC

    NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog entry for METEOR-M

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