Metop-A celebrates 10 years in orbit and high impact on weather forecasts
Ten years ago today, EUMETSAT’s first polar-orbiting meteorological satellite, Metop-A, was launched by Soyuz from Baikonur, Kazakhstan.
EUMETSAT and DLR sign agreement for METimage instruments to fly on Metop-Second Generation satellites
Today, EUMETSAT and DLR signed a cooperation agreement for the development of the METimage instrument to be flown on three successive Metop-SG A satellites of the EUMETSAT Polar System Second Generation in the 2021-2042 timeframe.
EUMETSAT and CNES sign agreement on ARGOS receivers to fly on Metop-SG satellites
EUMETSAT’s Director-General, Alain Ratier, and Jean-Yves Le Gall, President of CNES, signed a cooperation agreement on the ARGOS Data Collection System to be included in the payload of the Metop-SG satellites of the EUMETSAT Polar System of Second Generation (EPS-SG).