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EUMETSAT plans transition to Meteosat Third Generation
Meeting on 30 June in virtual configuration, the Council of Europe’s operational satellite agency for weather and climate, EUMETSAT, approved the transition plan from the second to the third generation of Meteosat geostationary satellites for 2022-2026.
EUMETSAT takes steps to extend Meteosat and EPS operations
At its 88th session, the EUMETSAT Council agreed to exploit the Meteosat second generation (MSG) and EUMETSAT Polar System (EPS) satellite systems for another seven years and opened the votes enabling the 30 Member States to formalise associated financial commitments in the course of 2018.
Upcoming Meteosat-11 and Meteosat-9 SEVIRI decontaminations
Meteosat-11 and Meteosat-9 SEVIRI decontaminations are planned for early 2020.
Meteosat-10 takes over from Meteosat-9
Meteosat-10 has replaced Meteosat-9 as EUMETSAT’s prime operational geostationary weather satellite after being moved to 0º.
The 2nd generation Meteosat-8 satellite takes over Meteosat-7 over the Indian Ocean
Following a decision of the EUMETSAT Council in June 2016, Meteosat-8 replaced Meteosat-7 as the EUMETSAT geostationary satellite observing the Indian Ocean today.
Meteosat-9 takes over Rapid Scanning Service
Today, Meteosat-9 took over the rapid scanning imagery service (RSS) from Meteosat-8.
MSG-3 declared operational as Meteosat-10
After the successful completion of in-orbit testing, on 12 December the MSG-3 satellite was declared ready to support the Meteosat operational services and renamed Meteosat-10.
EUMETSAT decommissions Meteosat-7 after almost 20 years of service
Today, EUMETSAT decommissioned Meteosat-7, the last first generation of Meteosat geostationary spacecraft, after almost 20 years of service.
Upcoming Meteosat-11 SEVIRI decontamination
A Meteosat-11 SEVIRI decontamination will be performed from 21 to 28 January 2019.
First anniversary of Rapid Scanning Service on Meteosat-8
Today marks the first anniversary of the beginning of the Rapid Scanning Service (RSS) on EUMETSAT’s Meteosat-8 geostationary weather satellite, which for one year now has been successfully delivering this vital service in support of Nowcasting of severe weather events