3rd flight unit of the Meteosat programme (last of the pre-operational series), actually implemented by refurbishing the Meteosat engineering model (P2, prototype).
Mission: operational meteorology.
Mass at launch
Data access link
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Data access information
Real-time availability of all data to the PGS.
Near-real rime availability of full resolution MVIRI pre-processed images by the HRIDS.
Availability of image segments of MVIRI by WEFAX.
DCP messages disseminated through ground lines.
Details on Status
Re-located to 50°W to provide Atlantic Data Coverage (ADC).
The EOL date should be understood as the date of completion of the re-location activity.
15 Jun 1988
01 Aug 1991
Associated satellite programme and related satellites
Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational ,
blue tag : future
All known Instruments flying on
DCS Data Collection Service
MVIRI Meteosat Visible Infra-Red Imager
Show instrument status and calibration
Satellite Field of View
Estimate of the satellite's footprint, assuming a zenith angle of 75
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