Service Module
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Service Module

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ESA / Applications / Observing the Earth / Meteorological missions / MetOp

The Service Module (SVM) interfaces with the launch vehicle and the Payload Module (PLM).

It provides the following service functions:

  • attitude and orbit control, including propulsion
  • electrical power generation
  • distribution of commands
  • telemetry generation, telecommand processing and various application functions
Exploded view of the main subsystems (view 2)
Exploded view of the main subsystems (view 2)

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