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Satellite details
Acronym Himawari-7 (MTSAT-2)
Full name Himawari-7 (Multifunction Transport Satellite - 2)
Satellite Description
  • 2nd (last) flight unit of the MTSAT series.
  • Mission: operational meteorology
Mass at launch 2900 kg Dry mass 1600 kg
Power 3000 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
Orbit Geostationary orbit Altitude 35786 km
Longitude 145° E

 

Space agency JMAJCAB
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 18 Feb 2006 EOL 10 Mar 2017
Last update: 2018-02-23
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 Himawari-7 (MTSAT-2)

Acronym Full name
DCS Data Collection Service
IMAGER MTSAT-2 Imager
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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
CDAS S-E 1677 MHz 10M0G1D 10000  kHz linear D 2700  kbps Raw data
HRIT E-S 2029.1 MHz 6M00G1D 6000  kHz linear D 3500  kbps High resolution data
HRIT S-E 1687.1 MHz 6M00G1D 6000  kHz linear D 3500  kbps High resolution data
LRIT E-S 2033 MHz 250KG1D 250  kHz linear D 150  kbps Selected data
LRIT S-E 1691 MHz 250KG1D 250  kHz linear D 150  kbps Selected data
DCS E-S 2034.933 MHz 6K00G1D 6  kHz linear D 0.1  kbps DCP interrogation
DCS E-S 2034.925 MHz 6K00G1D 6  kHz linear D 0.1  kbps DCP interrogation
DCS E-S 2034.974 MHz 6K00G1D 6  kHz linear D 0.1  kbps DCP interrogation
DCS E-S 402 - 402.4 MHz 2K00G1D 2  kHz RHCP D 0.1  kbps DCP reports
DCS E-S 402 - 402.4 MHz 4K00G1D 4  kHz RHCP D 0.3  kbps DCP reports
DCS E-S 402 - 402.4 MHz 6K00G1D 6  kHz RHCP D 0.6  kbps DCP reports
DCS S-E 1694.3 - 1694.7 MHz 2K00G1D 2  kHz linear D 0.1  kbps DCP report relay
DCS S-E 1694.3 - 1694.7 MHz 4K00G1D 4  kHz linear D 0.3  kbps DCP report relay
DCS S-E 1694.3 - 1694.7 MHz 6K00G1D 6  kHz linear D 0.6  kbps DCP report relay
TC & Ranging E-S 2100.164 MHz 550KGXX 550  kHz RHCP D 0.5  kbps Telecommand and ranging
TM & Ranging S-E 2280.721 MHz 1M10GXX 1100  kHz RHCP D 7.68  kbps Telemetry and ranging
TC E-S 2034.2 MHz 300KGXX 300  kHz linear D 0.5  kbps Telecommand
TM S-E 1694 MHz 400KGXX 400  kHz linear D 7.68  kbps Telemetry