BackForward Satellite: MTG-S1 

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.
Mass at launch Dry mass
Power
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 ≥2023 EOL ≥2031
Last update: 2017-07-13
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
DCS Data Collection Service
GEOS&R Geostationary Search and Rescue
IRS Infra Red Sounder
Sentinel-4 UVN: Ultra-violet, Visible and Near-infrared sounder
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Satellite Field of View

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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
MDA S-E 26760 MHz 452MG1D 452000  kHz RHCP D 260000  kbps Mission Data Acquisition
DCS E-S 401.7 MHz 3K00G7D 3  kHz RHCP D TBD  kbps International DCP reports - The lower frequency of an interval still TBD is provisionally quoted
DCS E-S 401.7 MHz 1K50G7D 1.5  kHz RHCP D TBD  kbps Regional DCP reports - The lower frequency of an interval still TBD is provisionally quoted
DCS E-S 402.85 MHz 3K00G7D 3  kHz RHCP D TBD  kbps International DCP reports - The lower frequency of an interval still TBD is provisionally quoted
DCS E-S 402.85 MHz 1K50G7D 1.5  kHz RHCP D TBD  kbps Regional DCP reports - The lower frequency of an interval still TBD is provisionally quoted
GEOS & R E-S 406.05 MHz 100KG1D 100  kHz linear D 2.4  kbps Distress messages - beacon bandwidth: 3 kHz
GEOS & R S-E 1544.5 MHz 200KG1D 200  kHz linear D 2.4  kbps Distress messages to LUT
TC E-S 2065.8896 MHz 1M00GXX 1000  kHz RHCP D TBD  kbps Telecommand
TM S-E 2243.5 MHz 1M00G1D 1000  kHz RHCP D TBD  kbps Telemetry (primary)
TM S-E 2247.5 MHz 1M00G1D 1000  kHz RHCP D TBD  kbps Telemetry (secondary)
TM S-E 2251.5 MHz 1M00G1D 1000  kHz RHCP D TBD  kbps Telemetry (secondary)
TM S-E 2256.5 MHz 1M00G1D 1000  kHz RHCP D TBD  kbps Telemetry (secondary)