Project milestones

MetOp project status Activity completion
MetOp-A
Payload AIT July 2004
Satellite AIT May 2005                     
MetOp-B
Payload AIT May 2003
Satellite AIT May 2004
Satellite storage Dec 2004
MetOp -C
Payload AIT (1st part) April 2005
Payload AIT (2nd part) End 2008
Satellite AIT & start storage Early 2009
Launch
1st satellite launch October 2006
1st satellite commissioning Late 2006
2nd satellite launch May 2012
3rd satellite launch Mid 2015
Routine operations 2006 - 2019

Last update: 21 June 2006

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