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Meteosat 7



Meteosat 7, a European meteorological satellites, was launched from the Kourou space center in French Guiana aboard an Ariane 44LP rocket. It was placed in a geosynchronous orbit at 10.2 deg W.

Alternate Names

  • 24932
  • Meteosat7

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1997-09-02
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 4
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 3455 kg

Funding Agency

  • EUMETSAT (International)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

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