BackForward Satellite: MTG-I2 

Satellite details
Acronym MTG-I2
Full name Meteosat Third Generation - Imaging 2
Satellite Description
  • 3rd flight unit of MTG, 2nd of the “I” type.
  • Mission: operational meteorology.
  • Contribution to space weather monitoring
Mass at launch 3600 kg Dry mass 1600 kg
Power 2000 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • No direct broadcast of data
  • Near-realtime Data distribution to users by EUMETCast or through dedicated ground lines or the RMDCN/GTS.
  • Alert messages of GEOS&R to LUT in real time.
Orbit Geostationary orbit Altitude 35786 km
Longitude

 

Space agency EUMETSATECESA
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch ≥2025 EOL ≥2033
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 MTG-I2

Acronym Full name
DCS Data Collection Service
FCI Flexible Combined Imager
GEOS&R Geostationary Search and Rescue
LI Lightning Imager
NGRM Next Generation Radiation Monitor
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Satellite Field of View

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Satellite frequencies for Earth Observation, data transfer and platform communications and control
Frequencies for satellite management
Service Direction Frequency (MHz) Emission designator Bandwidth (kHz) Polarisation D/A Data rate (kbps) or Baseband (kHz) Comments
GEOS & R E-S 406.05 MHz 100KG1D 100 kHz linear D 0.4/2.4  kbps Distress messages - beacon bandwidth: 3 kHz
GEOS & R S-E 1544.3 MHz 200KG1D 200 kHz linear D 0.4/2.4  kbps Distress messages to LUT
GEOS & R S-E 1544.5 MHz 200KG1D 200 kHz linear D 0.4/2.4  kbps Distress messages to LUT
TC E-S 2065.8896 MHz 1M00G2D 1000 kHz RHCP&LHCP D 2  kbps Telecommand
TC E-S 2070.493 MHz 1M00G2D 1000 kHz RHCP&LHCP D 2  kbps Telecommand
TM S-E 2243.5 MHz 1M00G2D 1000 kHz RHCP&LHCP D 7.164  kbps Telemetry (primary)
TM S-E 2248.5 MHz 1M00G2D 1000 kHz RHCP&LHCP D 7.164  kbps Telemetry (primary)
TM S-E 2242.5 MHz 1M00G2D 1000 kHz RHCP&LHCP D 7.164  kbps Telemetry (secondary)
TM S-E 2245.5 MHz 1M00G2D 1000 kHz RHCP&LHCP D 7.164  kbps Telemetry (secondary)
TM S-E 2247.5 MHz 1M00G2D 1000 kHz RHCP&LHCP D 7.164  kbps Telemetry (secondary)
TM S-E 2251.5 MHz 1M00G2D 1000 kHz RHCP&LHCP D 7.164  kbps Telemetry (secondary)
TM S-E 2254.5 MHz 1M00G2D 1000 kHz RHCP&LHCP D 7.164  kbps Telemetry (secondary)
TM S-E 2256.5 MHz 1M00G2D 1000 kHz RHCP&LHCP D 7.164  kbps Telemetry (secondary)
Frequencies for scientific data acquisition and communication services at ground stations
Service Direction Frequency (MHz) Bandwidth (kHz) Polarisation D/A Data rate (kbps) or Baseband (kHz) Comments
MDA S-E 26360 MHz 287000 kHz RHCP&LHCP D 165000  kbps Mission Data Acquisition
DCS E-S 401.7 MHz - 402.85 MHz 3 kHz RHCP D 0.1/1.5  kbps Data Collection Platform transmissions
DCS E-S 401.7 MHz - 402.85 MHz 1.5 kHz RHCP D 0.1/1.5  kbps Data Collection Platform transmissions