Satellite family: MFG (Meteosat First Generation)
Meteosat is the European meteorological program in GEO (Geostationary Orbit) that was initiated in 1972 by ESRO (European Space Research Organization).
The overall objective of the Meteosat system was -and still is - the provision of cost-effective satellite data and related services on a continuous basis to support the requirements of the EUMETSAT Member States.
|MVIRI (Meteosat Visible and Infrared Imager)
|Sensor short description
|Imaging radiometer (Vis/IR)
|Very Low (> 1 km)