Handing over MetOp-C12 November 2018
Handing over MetOp-C12 November 2018 Mission teams at ESA’s ESOC operations centre in Germany handed control of the recently launched MetOp-C satellite to Eumetsat, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, on Saturday morning, just three days after lau...
Europe’s third polar-orbiting weather satellite lofted into orbit07 November 2018 The third MetOp satellite, MetOp-C, has been launched on a Soyuz rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana to continue the provision of data for weather forecasting from polar orbit.
MetOp-C ready for big day05 November 2018
MetOp-C ready for big day05 November 2018 With liftoff set for 7 November, the latest MetOp weather satellite has been rolled out to the launch pad and positioned on the Soyuz rocket for its ride into space from French Guiana.