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Meteosat 4

Also called MOP 1


Designation 19876 / 89020B
Launch date 6 Mar 1989
Country of origin Europe
Mission Meteorology
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Ariane V29

First operational satellite


Begin End Position
L: 6 Mar 1989   0°E
Feb 1995 May 1995 7.7°W
Aug 1995 Oct 1995 10°E, inclined

End of life

Out of service Early Nov 1995
Cause pushed to the junk orbit

External resources

sat-index articles

Technical data


Downlink frequency: 137.08 MHz, 1691 & 1694.5 MHz + in S-band
Heard on 1675.281, 1675.18 1686.833, 1691, 1695.77 MHz

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