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Satellite details
Acronym MTG-S1
Full name Meteosat Third Generation - Sounding 1
Satellite Description
  • 2nd flight unit of MTG, 1st of the “S” type.
  • Mission: operational meteorology.
  • Substantial contribution to atmospheric chemistry.
  • Contribution to space weather monitoring.
Mass at launch 3800 kg Dry mass 1800 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 ≥2024 EOL ≥2032
Last update: 2022-11-16
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-S1

Acronym Full name
IRS Infra Red Sounder
Sentinel-4 UVN: Ultra-violet, Visible and Near-infrared sounder
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
TM S-E 2253.5 MHz 1M00GXX 1000 kHz RHCP&LHCP D 7.164  kbps Telemetry (primary)
TM S-E 2243.5 MHz 1M00GXX 1000 kHz RHCP&LHCP D 7.164  kbps Telemetry (secondary)
TM S-E 2246.5 MHz 1M00GXX 1000 kHz RHCP&LHCP D 7.164  kbps Telemetry (secondary)
TC E-S 2075.0979 MHz 1M00GXX 1000 kHz RHCP&LHCP D 2  kbps Telecommand
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 26760 MHz 452000 kHz RHCP&LHCP D 260000  kbps Mission Data Acquisition