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Metop B (was Metop 1) / 2006 - 044A

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Metop B (was Metop 1)/ 2006 - 044A
EumetsatMeteop 1 Category Meteorology
Operator ESA, Eumetsat
Orbit SSO
Sat position 840 km
Launch date 17.09.2012
Launch mass 4085 kg
Design life 5 years
Launcher Soyuz 2-1a, Fregat M
Satellite / Bus Polar Platform PPF, SPOT Mk.3
Manufacturer EADS Astrium


Orbital Propulsion Centre Contribution
Propulsion Responsibility:
bullet 16 x 20 N hydrazine thrusters, CHT 20
bullet 27 x pyrovalves
Meteop 20 N hydrazine thrusters


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