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METEOSAT-5 or Meteosat Operational Programme 2 (MOP-2)

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ESA geostationary meteorological satellite operating within the world wide network of the World Weather Watch of WMO. Its main missions are: Imaging in the visible, IR and water vapour region of the spectrum; data reception from so-called dat a collection platforms (DCPs); data distribution to meteorological services and other interested parties (research institutes etc). Meteosat-5 was launched from Kourou, French Guiana, on March 2, 1991.

Abbreviation: meteosat5_mop2
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platformType:      satellite
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