Science Blog - Satellites
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Life as a weather technician on board the Polarstern
Part three of the Polarstern diaries has landed – read on to hear all about life as an on-board weather technician in the latest blog instalment!
Looking back over a year of weather
We’ve just published our annual “Year of Weather” video for 2019 and once again, many significant weather events took place across the globe.
When an umbrella is not enough - discussing severe storms
Tomáš Púčik spent some time with us on a recent visit to EUMETSAT to discuss his passion for thunderstorms.
GIIRS data now available on EUMETCast
Instrument onboard FY-4A satellite is now delivering the first operational data.
2019 EUMETSAT fellows make their mark at ECMWF
Each year, EUMETSAT opens up a limited number of fellowships for early-career scientists in order to engage the younger research community/promote the use of our satellite data.
Another eventful year for our planet in 2018
The fascinating EUMETSAT 2018 Year of Weather video has now been published.
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.