Date: Fri, Jul 03, 2015 | 06:30 - 06:45 GMT | 08:30 - 08:45 CEST
Replay: Fri, Jul 03, 2015 | 15:00 - 15:15 GMT | 17:00 - 17:15 CEST
Type: ESA TV Exchange
Soon MSG 4, the 4th Meteosat Second Generation satellite will be launched on top of an Ariane 5 from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana.
This will also be the last MSG to be launched for Eumetsat, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites.
This video explains what is the MSG mission with images from both launcher and satellite preparation in Kourou and an interview with Stefane Carlier, MSG Project Manager, ESA in English and French.
More information at: http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Observing_the_Earth/Meteosat_Second_Generation
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Satellite Parameters: Eutelsat 9A at 9 degrees E, transponder 59, downlink frequency 11900.1 horizontally polarised, symbol rate 27,500 FEC 2/3.