BackForward Satellite: MTG-S2 

Satellite details
Acronym MTG-S2
Full name Meteosat Third Generation - Sounding 2
Satellite Description
  • 5th flight unit of MTG, 2nd of the “S” type.
  • Mission: operational meteorology.
  • Substantial contribution to atmospheric chemistry.
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 ≥2030 EOL ≥2038
Last update: 2020-07-12
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-S2

Acronym Full name
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&LHCP D 260000  kbps Mission Data Acquisition
TC E-S 2075.0979 MHz 1M00GXX 1000  kHz RHCP&LHCP D 2  kbps Telecommand
TC E-S 2079.7021 MHz 1M00G1D 1000  kHz RHCP&LHCP D 2  kbps Telecommand
TM S-E 2253.5 MHz 1M00G1D 1000  kHz RHCP&LHCP D 7.164  kbps Telemetry (primary)
TM S-E 2258.5 MHz 1M00G1D 1000  kHz RHCP&LHCP D 7.164  kbps Telemetry (primary)
TM S-E 2243.5 MHz 1M00G1D 1000  kHz RHCP&LHCP D 7.164  kbps Telemetry (secondary)
TM S-E 2244.5 MHz 1M00G1D 1000  kHz RHCP&LHCP D 7.164  kbps Telemetry (secondary)
TM S-E 2246.5 MHz 1M00G1D 1000  kHz RHCP&LHCP D 7.164  kbps Telemetry (secondary)
TM S-E 2247.5 MHz 1M00G1D 1000  kHz RHCP&LHCP D 7.164  kbps Telemetry (secondary)
TM S-E 2251.5 MHz 1M00G1D 1000  kHz RHCP&LHCP D 7.164  kbps Telemetry (secondary)
TM S-E 2258.5 MHz 1M00G1D 1000  kHz RHCP&LHCP D 7.164  kbps Telemetry (secondary)