MSG 3 (Meteosat 10)

ESA

Spacecraft nº:

ESA spacecraft nº: 77

MSG= Meteosat Second Generation.

Launch data:

Designation 38552 / 12035B
Launch date 05 July 2012 - 21:36 UT
Launch site Ko, ELA-3
Launch vehicle  Ariane-5 ECA (L563 - VA207)
Mission GoverCivil: Meteorology, Weather
Geostationary orbit:
Perigee / Apogee 35784 x 35791 km
Eccentricity 8,30E-05
Inclination 1.8 deg
Period 1436.2 min

MSG-1 satellite


Launched together with Echostar 17

Spacecraft data:

Prime manufacturer Alcatel Space
Platform 
Operator ESA, EUMETSAT
Mass at launch  2035 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  Cylinder
Dimension (m) 
Equipment SERVI, GERB
Solar array Solar cells
Stabilization  Spin stabilized
Propulsion 2 S400
DC power  
Design lifetime  min 7 yrs



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