BackForward Satellite: Metop-SG-A3 

Satellite details
Acronym Metop-SG-A3
Full name Metop Second Generation - A3
Satellite Description
  • 5th flight unit of Metop-SG, 3rd of the “A” type.
  • Main mission: operational meteorology.
  • Substantial contribution to climate monitoring and atmospheric chemistry.
Mass at launch 4080 kg Dry mass
Power 3400 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • TBD
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 817 km
ECT 09:30 desc

 

Space agency EUMETSATESA
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch ≥2035 EOL ≥2042
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 Metop-SG-A3

Acronym Full name
3MI Multi-viewing Multi-channel Multi-polarisation Imager
IASI-NG Infrared Atmospheric Sounder Interferometer - New Generation
Sentinel-5 UVNS: Ultra-violet, Visible and Near-infrared Sounder
MetImage Meteorological Imager (Previous name: VII - Visible and Infrared Imager )
MWS Micro-Wave Sounder
RO Radio Occultation sounder
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
SOUNDER passive 23800 MHz 270000  kHz H or V A   MWS Channel 1
SOUNDER passive 31400 MHz 180000  kHz H or V A   MWS Channel 2
SOUNDER passive 50300 MHz 180000  kHz H or V A   MWS Channel 3
SOUNDER passive 53206 - 53286 MHz 280000  kHz H or V A   MWS Channel 5
SOUNDER passive 53481 - 53711 MHz 340000  kHz H or V A   MWS Channel 6
SOUNDER passive 53867 - 54029 MHz 284000  kHz H or V A   MWS Channel 7
SOUNDER passive 54400 MHz 400000  kHz H or V A   MWS Channel 8
SOUNDER passive 54940 MHz 400000  kHz H or V A   MWS Channel 9
SOUNDER passive 55500 MHz 330000  kHz H or V A   MWS Channel 10
SOUNDER passive 57290.3 MHz 330000  kHz H or V A   MWS Channel 11
SOUNDER passive 57073.3 - 57507.3 MHz 156000  kHz H or V A   MWS Channel 12 (Fo ± 0.217 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 56910.3 - 57670.3 MHz 144000  kHz H or V A   MWS Channel 13 (Fo ± 0.332 ± 0.048)
SOUNDER passive 56936.3 - 57644.3 MHz 64000  kHz H or V A   MWS Channel 14 (Fo ± 0.332 ± 0.022)
SOUNDER passive 56958.3 - 57622.3 MHz 32000  kHz H or V A   MWS Channel 15 (Fo ± 0.332 ± 0.010)
SOUNDER passive 56964.3 - 57616.3 MHz 12000  kHz H or V A   MWS Channel 16 (Fo ± 0.332 ± 0.004)
SOUNDER passive 89000 MHz 4000000  kHz H or V A   MWS Channel 17
SOUNDER passive 165500 MHz 3000000  kHz H or V A   MWS Channel 18
SOUNDER passive 176310 - 190310 MHz 4000000  kHz H or V A   MWS Channel 19 (183.31 ± 7.0 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 178810 - 187810 MHz 4000000  kHz H or V A   MWS Channel 20 (183.31±4.5)
SOUNDER passive 180310 - 186310 MHz 2000000  kHz H or V A   MWS Channel 21 (183.31±3)
SOUNDER passive 181510 - 185110 MHz 2000000  kHz H or V A   MWS Channel 22 (183.31±1.8)
SOUNDER passive 182310 - 184310 MHz 1000000  kHz H or V A   MWS Channel 23 (183.31±1)
SOUNDER passive 229000 MHz 2000000  kHz H or V A   MWS Channel 24
SOUNDER passive 52800 MHz 400000  kHz H or V A   MWS Channel 4