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Sentinel-4 Mission Guide

24 June 2016

A new version of the Sentinel-4 Mission Guide is now available, providing a high-level description of the upcoming Copernicus atmospheric monitoring mission.

The Sentinel-4 mission consists of an Ultraviolet-Visible-Near-Infrared (UVN) light imaging spectrometer instrument that shall be carried aboard the Meteosat Third Generation Sounder (MTG-S) satellite.

The mission guide details the main aspects of Sentinel-4 and provides:

  • An overview of the mission and its heritage
  • The objectives of Sentinel-4
  • A description of the MTG-S satellite, including its orbit and geographical coverage
  • Details of the Ground Segment, which is managed via the MTG Ground Segment
  • Specifications of the spectrometer instrument
  • Information on the Sentinel-4 data products

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