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Meteosat 6



Meteosat 6, a European meterological spacecraft, was launched by an Ariane 44 LP rocket from Kourou, French Guiana. It was stationed in a geosynchronous orbit at 0 deg.

Alternate Names

  • 22912
  • Meteosat6

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1993-11-20
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44LP
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 704 kg

Funding Agency

  • EUMETSAT (French Guiana)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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