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Monitor E


Designation 28822 / 05032A
Launch date 26 Aug 2005
Country of origin CIS
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 540 km
Inclination 97.5°
Launch vehicle Rokot #11

After an orientation problem, control was lost on 18 Oct 2005. It was regained in late December.

Still operating in 2010.

End of life

Decay 22 Sep 2020

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Technical data


Prime contractor Krunichev
Platform Yakhta
Mass at launch 750 kg
Dry mass  
Dimension 1.2 m high
Solar array  
DC power  
Design lifetime 5 years

Carries 2 optical cameras with 8 and 20 m resolution.

Panchromatic camera

Wavebands 0.546-0.843 µm
Resolution 8 m
Swath width 90 km within 780 km

Multispectral camera

Wavebands 0.528-0.585 µm
0.626-0.672 µm
0.783-0.883 µm
Resolution 20 m
Swath width 160 km within 890 km

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