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Press Releases July 2006
July 20, 2006
Launch of first MetOp satellite postponed until further notice
The third attempt to launch the MetOp satellite on a Soyuz/ST launcher had to be aborted yesterday at only 3 minutes 5 seconds before the scheduled lift-off.
July 12, 2006
MetOp launch to be broadcasted live on EUMETSAT webpage
On Monday 17, the MetOp launch will be broadcast live on EUMETSAT webpages.
July 11, 2006
Meteosat-7 heads for the Indian Ocean
EUMETSAT’s Meteosat-7 satellite is set to assume responsibility for delivering the organisation’s Indian Ocean Data Coverage (IODC) service from November 2006.
July 6, 2006
Meteosat-9 gets ready for operational service
EUMETSAT’s latest meteorological satellite, MSG-2, has successfully completed its commissioning phase and is being prepared for relocation to 0? longitude. It will replace Meteosat-7, which is being repositioned this month to continue EUMETSAT’s Indian Ocean Data Coverage service.
July 3, 2006
EUMETSAT celebrates its 20th anniversary
The official programme of events celebrating EUMETSAT’s 20th anniversary kicks off today at the 59th Council Meeting, which takes place at the organisation’s Darmstadt headquarters.
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