How did the first coronavirus lockdown affect air and ocean pollution?
EUMETSAT expert explains the effects of the lockdown on air and ocean pollution
Unprecedented wildfires devastate Siberia and spread smoke over the Arctic
Experts have recorded Siberian smoke reaching the geographic North Pole for the first time.
Metop operations - working as a Spacecraft Engineer at EUMETSAT
As part of our “Inside EUMETSAT” series, we sat down to have a chat with Richard Dyer!
First interferogram from Metop-C’s IASI instrument
On 14:19 on 10 December 2018, the Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer on board Metop-C performed its first measurement.
Metop-C – where is it now
Metop-C was launched from the European Space Port in Kourou, French Guiana, on 7 November.
Switching on Metop-C’s instruments
Metop-C is now safely orbiting the Earth after a spectacular and eagerly-awaited launch on 7 November.
After years of hard work and planning, Metop-C was successfully launched from Kourou at 01:47 (CET) Wednesday!
Metop-C – on the launch pad and ready to go
Metop-C is now safely encapsulated inside the fairing atop the Soyuz launcher and waiting on the launch pad in Kourou.
Metop-C – what happens after lift-off
Launching a spacecraft into orbit is something that ignites the public’s imagination.
On-ground preparation for three satellites in orbit
In previous blogs, it has been mentioned that once launched, Metop-C will fly in a “tri-star” constellation with its sibling spacecraft, Metop-A and –B.
Metop – still state-of-the-art, 30 years on
Metop-C will be the third satellite in the EUMETSAT Polar System programme.