THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - MTG-S2 -
Full Name Meteosat Third Generation - second sounding satellite Status N/A
Mission Agencies EUMETSAT Launch Date 15 Sep 2024
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 15 Dec 2032
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 36000 km Orbit Longitude 0 deg
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Meteorology, climatology, Atmospheric dynamics/water and energy cycles.
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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