Watch the MTG launch live
ESTEC, Noordwijk, Netherlands - 13 December
MTG-I1 is the first satellite in the Meteosat Third Generation system and is designed to revolutionise weather forecasting in Europe
The MTG-I1 weather satellite is scheduled for launch at 21:30 (CET) on 13 December 2022 on an Ariane 5 rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana.
Live coverage begins 19:40 (CET).
Learn more about MTG
Meteosat Third Generation - factsheet
2-page factsheet comparing the Meteosat Third Generation geostationary satellites to the Meteosat Second Generation satellites.
Meteosat Third Generation - facts and figures
6-page factsheet providing an overview of the Meteosat Third Generation geostationary satellite programme, including the products, applications and benefits it offers.
Meteosat Third Generation
Weather and climate monitoring like never before.
Image credit : ESA/CNES/Arianespace/Optique Service du CSG/P.Baudon