BackForward Satellite: Metop-SG-B1 

Satellite details
Acronym Metop-SG-B1
Full name Metop Second Generation - B1
Satellite Description
  • 2nd flight unit of Metop-SG, 1st of the “B” type.
  • Main mission: operational meteorology.
  • Substantial contribution to oceanography and climatology.
Mass at launch 3790 kg Dry mass
Power 2700 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 ≥2022 EOL ≥2029
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-B1

Acronym Full name
A-DCS Advanced Data Collection System (also called "Argos-3")
ICI Ice Cloud Imager
SCA Scatterometer
MWI Micro-Wave Imager
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
IMAGER passive 18700 MHz 200000  kHz H&V A   MWI Channel 1
IMAGER passive 23800 MHz 400000  kHz H&V A   MWI Channel 2
IMAGER passive 31400 MHz 200000  kHz H&V A   MWI Channel 3
IMAGER passive 50300 MHz 400000  kHz H&V A   MWI Channel 4
IMAGER passive 52610 MHz 400000  kHz H&V A   MWI Channel 5
IMAGER passive 53240 MHz 400000  kHz H&V A   MWI Channel 6
IMAGER passive 53750 MHz 400000  kHz H&V A   MWI Channel 7
IMAGER passive 89000 MHz 4000000  kHz H&V A   MWI Channel 8
SOUNDER passive 116750.3 - 120750.3 MHz 2000000  kHz V A   MWI Channel 9 (118.75 ±2 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 117150.3 - 120350.3 MHz 800000  kHz V A   MWI Channel 10 (118.75 ±1.6 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 117350.3 - 120150.3 MHz 800000  kHz V A   MWI Channel 11 (118.75 ±1.4 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 117550.3 - 119950.3 MHz 800000  kHz V A   MWI Channel 12 (118.75 ±1.2 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 166900 MHz 1425000  kHz V A   MWI Channel 13
SOUNDER passive 174910 - 191710 MHz 6000000  kHz V A   MWI Channel 14 (183.31 ±8.4 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 177210 - 189410 MHz 3000000  kHz V A   MWI Channel 15 (183.31 ±6.1 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 178410 - 188210 MHz 3000000  kHz V A   MWI Channel 16 (183.31 ±4.9 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 179910 - 186710 MHz 3000000  kHz V A   MWI Channel 17 (183.31 ±3.4 GHz)
SOUNDER passive 181310 - 185310 MHz 3000000  kHz V A   MWI Channel 18 (183.31 ±2.0 GHz)
IMAGER passive 174910 - 191710 MHz 6000000  kHz V A   ICI ch 1 (183.31 ±8.4 GHz)
IMAGER passive 179910 - 186710 MHz 3000000  kHz V A   ICI ch 2 (183.31 ±3.4 GHz)
IMAGER passive 181310 - 185310 MHz 3000000  kHz V A   ICI ch 3 (183.31 ±2 GHz)
IMAGER passive 240700 - 245700 MHz 6000000  kHz H&V A   ICI ch 4 (243.2 ±2.5 GHz)
IMAGER passive 315650 - 334650 MHz 6000000  kHz V A   ICI ch 5 (325.15 ±9.5 GHz)
IMAGER passive 321650 - 328650 MHz 4800000  kHz V A   ICI ch 6 (325.15 ±3.5 GHz)
IMAGER passive 323650 - 326650 MHz 3200000  kHz V A   ICI ch 7 (325.15 ±1.5 GHz)
IMAGER passive 440800 - 455200 MHz 6000000  kHz V A   ICI ch 8 (448 ±7.2 GHz)
IMAGER passive 445000 - 451000 MHz 4000000  kHz V A   ICI ch 9 (448 ±3 GHz)
IMAGER passive 446600 - 449400 MHz 2400000  kHz V A   ICI ch 10 (448 ±1.4 GHz)
IMAGER passive 659800 - 668200 MHz 1000000  kHz H&V A   ICI ch 11 (664 ±4.2 GHz) Bandwidth=10 GHz
SCATTEROMETER active 5300 MHz N/R  kHz TBD D   Scatterometer (SCA)