Contract signed for Meteosat Third Generation lightning instruments07 February 2013 With Europe’s next fleet of meteorological satellites under development, a ceremony held today in Italy was an important milestone: the signature of an industrial contract for the provision of four novel lightning imagers.
Meteosat Third Generation agreement signed at Ministerial meeting21 November 2012 PR 38 2012 - The European Space Agency and EUMETSAT today signed the agreement on the Meteosat Third Generation weather satellite system at the ESA Ministerial Council in Naples, Italy.
Peek-a-blue Moon03 September 2012
Peek-a-blue Moon03 September 2012 Europe’s latest weather satellite got a glimpse of the Moon before our celestial neighbour disappeared from view behind Earth on Friday. Since its launch two months ago, MSG-3 has been working well and is on its way to entering service.