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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - MTG-S1 (sounding) -
Full Name Meteosat Third Generation S1 Sounding Satellite 1 Status Approved
Mission Agencies EUMETSAT, EC, ESA Launch Date Jul 2021
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date Dec 2029
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude Orbit Longitude 0 deg
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Supporting European atmospheric composition and air quality monitoring services. MTG S1 carries the Sentinel-4 A mission.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols UVN
Atmospheric Humidity Fields IRS, UVN
Atmospheric Winds IRS
Ozone UVN
Trace gases (excluding ozone) UVN
Atmospheric Temperature Fields IRS
Mission Instruments
IRS - Infra-Red Sounder
UVN - UV-VIS-NIR Sounder
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