CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - MTG-S1 -
Full Name Meteosat Third Generation - first sounding satellite Status N/A
Mission Agencies EUMETSAT Launch Date 15 Dec 2018
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 15 Jun 2027
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
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
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature IRS
Ozone IRS, UVN
Radiation budget IRS
Trace gases (excluding ozone) IRS, UVN
Atmospheric Temperature Fields IRS
LandSurface temperature (land) IRS
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) IRS
Mission Instruments
IRS - Infra-Red Sounder
UVN - UV-VIS-NIR Sounder
OpenSearch Datasets No IDN OpenSearch datasets found.

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