MSG-4 SUCCESSFULLY DELIVERED ITS FIRST IMAGE
On 4 August at 10:00 UTC the Spinning Enhanced Visible and Infrared Imager (SEVIRI) instrument aboard MSG-4 delivered its first image of the Earth.
MSG-4 is now in the commissioning phase, which will continue for approximately seven months. In this section, you can follow the commissioning status of the satellite, plus images and video for the launch campaign. After commissioning MSG-4 will be stored in orbit.
MSG-4, successfully launched at 21:42 (UTC) on Wednesday 15 July 2015. It is the fourth and final satellite in the Meteosat Second Generation (MSG) series of geostationary satellites, which provides data needed for the ‘nowcasting’ of high impact weather.