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Meteor-2H


Polish sounding rocket. Larger version of Meteor, capable of taking twice the payload to twice the altitude. Single stage vehicle.

The solid motor burned for 18 seconds and boosted the 4.5 kg dart to 1100 m/s.

Payload: 4.50 kg (9.90 lb) to a 68 km altitude.

Gross mass: 368 kg (811 lb).
Payload: 4.50 kg (9.90 lb).
Height: 4.36 m (14.30 ft).
Diameter: 0.35 m (1.14 ft).
Span: 1.05 m (3.44 ft).
Thrust: 24.00 kN (5,395 lbf).
Apogee: 68 km (42 mi).
First Launch: 1968.01.01.
Last Launch: 1970.01.01.
Number: 6 .

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Associated Countries
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Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
Associated Launch Sites
  • Leba Sounding rocket launch location known to have been used for 134 launches from 1963 to 1974, reaching up to 90 kilometers altitude. More...

Associated Stages
  • Meteor-2H-1 Solid rocket stage. 24.00 kN (5,395 lbf) thrust. Mass 400 kg (882 lb). More...

Meteor-2H Chronology


1968? - . Launch Site: Leba. LV Family: Meteor. Launch Vehicle: Meteor-2H. LV Configuration: Meteor-2H 2.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Poland. Agency: PIHM. Apogee: 68 km (42 mi).

1968? - . Launch Site: Leba. LV Family: Meteor. Launch Vehicle: Meteor-2H. LV Configuration: Meteor-2H 1.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Poland. Agency: PIHM. Apogee: 68 km (42 mi).

1969? - . Launch Site: Leba. LV Family: Meteor. Launch Vehicle: Meteor-2H. LV Configuration: Meteor-2H 4.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Poland. Agency: PIHM. Apogee: 68 km (42 mi).

1969? - . Launch Site: Leba. LV Family: Meteor. Launch Vehicle: Meteor-2H. LV Configuration: Meteor-2H 3.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Poland. Agency: PIHM. Apogee: 68 km (42 mi).

1969? - . Launch Site: Leba. LV Family: Meteor. Launch Vehicle: Meteor-2H. LV Configuration: Meteor-2H 5.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Poland. Agency: PIHM. Apogee: 68 km (42 mi).

1970? - . Launch Site: Leba. LV Family: Meteor. Launch Vehicle: Meteor-2H. LV Configuration: Meteor-2H 6.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Poland. Agency: PIHM. Apogee: 68 km (42 mi).

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