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Platform: METOP-B > Meteorological Operational Satellite - B
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Platform-based Instruments:
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Orbit
Orbit Altitude: 840 km
Orbit Inclination: 98.8 degrees
Period: 101.7 minutes
Repeat Cycle: 29 days
Orbit Type: LEO > LOW EARTH ORBIT > POLAR SUN-SYNCHRONOUS
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Description
[Text Source: ESA MetOp Meteorological Missions Homepage, http://www.esa.int/esaLP/SEMN1FAATME_LPmetop_0.html ]

MetOp-B, the second satellite in the series,launched on 17 September 2012 and will ... View entire text
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Platform Logistics:
Design Life: EOL July 2017
Launch Date: 2012-09-17
Launch Site: BAIKONUR COSMODROME, TYURATAM, RUSSIA
Primary Sponsors:
ESA
EUMETSAT
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