Meteosat 11 (MSG 4): Know Everything About Meteosat 11

Name Description
Name of Satellite, Alternate Names Meteosat 11 (MSG 4)
Current Official Name of Satellite Meteosat 11
Country/Org of UN Registry EUMETSAT
Country of Operator/Owner Multinational
Operator/Owner EUMETSAT (European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites)
Users Government/Civil
Purpose Earth Observation
Detailed Purpose Earth Science/Meterology
Class of Orbit GEO
Longitude of GEO (degrees) 0
Perigee (km) 35,791
Apogee (km) 35,795
Eccentricity 4.74E-05
Inclination (degrees) 3.1
Period (minutes) 1436.1
Launch Mass (kg.) 2,000
Dry Mass (kg.) 1,200
Power (watts)
Date of Launch 15-07-2015
Expected Lifetime (yrs.) 12
Contractor Thales Alenia Space
Country of Contractor France/Italy
Launch Site Guiana Space Center
Launch Vehicle Ariane 5 ECA
COSPAR Number 2015-034A
NORAD Number 40732
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