Arktika-M n°3

Launch Time
NET 2025


Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M
Image Credit: Roscosmos
Status: Active
Price: $25.0 million
Liftoff Thrust: 4,550 kN
Payload to LEO: 7,500 kg
Payload to GTO: 3,250 kg
Stages: 4
Strap-ons: 4
Rocket Height: 46.94 m
Fairing Diameter: 4.11 m
Fairing Height: 11.43 m

Mission Details

Arktika-M n°3

Arktika-M is a series of planned Russian remote-sensing and emergency communications satellites operating in an highly elliptical 12-hour orbit. The constellation of two Aktika-M satellites is designed to monitor high-latitude areas of the Earth. The spacecraft will be based on Lavochkin's Elektro-L meteorological satellite.

The payload consists of the MSU-GSM multi-spectral imager as well as transmitters for meteorological and rescue systems.

Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 2,100.0 kg
Molniya Orbit


Site 31/6, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan