BackForward Satellite: Metop-SG-B1 

Satellite details
Acronym Metop-SG-B1
Full name Meteorological operational satellite Second Generation B1
Satellite Description
  • 2nd flight unit of EPS-SG, 1st of the “B” type.
  • Main mission: operational meteorology.
  • Substantial contribution to oceanography and climatology.
  • Secondary contribution to space weather.
Mass at launch 4110 kg Dry mass
Power 2600 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • TBD
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 835 km
ECT 09:30 desc

 

Space agency EUMETSATESA
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch ≥2025 EOL ≥2032
Last update: 2022-02-21
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on Metop-SG-B1

Acronym Full name
A-DCS Advanced Data Collection System (also called "Argos-3")
ICI Ice Cloud Imager
SCA Scatterometer
MWI Micro-Wave Imager
RO Radio Occultation sounder
NGRM Next Generation Radiation Monitor
Show instrument status and calibration
Telecommunication frequency or microwave sensing channel information Show expert details
Service Dir or Mode Frequency Emission designator Bandwidth Polarisation D/A Data rate or Baseband Comments
MWI passive 18700 MHz 200000  kHz H&V A   Window channel
MWI passive 23800 MHz 400000  kHz H&V A   Water vapour channel
MWI passive 30900 - 31900 MHz 100000  kHz H&V A   Window channel
MWI passive 50100 - 53950 MHz N/R  kHz H&V A   Oxygen band, 4 channels
MWI passive 89000 MHz 4000000  kHz H&V A   Window channel
MWI passive 115300 - 122000 MHz N/R  kHz V A   Oxygen band, 4 channels
MWI passive 165500 MHz 2900000  kHz V A   Weak water vapour channel
MWI passive 175310 - 191310 MHz N/R  kHz V A   Water vapour band, 5 channels
ICI passive 175310 - 191310 MHz N/R  kHz V A   Water vapour band, 3 channels
ICI passive 243200 MHz 8000000  kHz H&V A   Window channel
ICI passive 314150 - 336150 MHz N/R  kHz V A   Water vapour band, 3 channels
ICI passive 439300 - 456700 MHz N/R  kHz V A   Water vapour band, 3 channels
ICI passive 647000 - 681000 MHz N/R  kHz H&V A   Window channel
SCA active 5300 MHz 2000.0  kHz - A   C-band scatterometer
DDB S-E 7825 MHz 150MG1D 150000  kHz RHCP D 80000/186600  kbps Direct Data Broadcast
SMD S-E 26700 MHz 366MG1D 366000  kHz RHCP D 390500/455500  kbps Stored Mission Data
ADCS E-S 401 - 401.69 MHz 80k0G7D 80  kHz RHCP D 4.8/9.6  kbps Argos DCS
ADCS S-E 465.9875 MHz 20k0G7D 20  kHz RHCP D 0.97751/1000  kbps Argos DCS return link
TC E-S 2051.985 MHz 1M00G1D 1000  kHz LHCP D 64  kbps Telecommand
TC E-S 2057.1417 MHz 1M00G1D 1000  kHz LHCP D 64  kbps Telecommand
TM S-E 2228.4 MHz 1M40G1D 1400  kHz LHCP D 698/1600  kbps Telemetry
TM S-E 2234 MHz 1M40G1D 1400  kHz LHCP D 698/1600  kbps Telemetry