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Metop-C global products: filename change and start of distribution on the GTS/RMDCN
Thursday, 27 June 2019
With Metop-C transitioning to ‘secondary operational’ status on 3 July, product filenames will change and the distribution on the GTS will start.
Public release of Metop-C GOME-2 Level 1B data
Tuesday, 25 June 2019
Metop-C GOME-2 Level 1B data will be available on EUMETCast from 1 July.
Public release of Metop-C IASI Level 1 data
Monday, 24 June 2019
Metop-C IASI Level 1 data will be available on EUMETCast from 1 July.
Metop-C to transition from ‘commissioning’ to ‘secondary operational’ status
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
Metop-C will transition to ‘secondary operational’ status on Wednesday 3 July 2019 at 12:00 UTC.
EUMETCast service swap for Metop-A and Metop-C global data
Wednesday, 22 May 2019
A EUMETCast service swap will take place on 2 July for Metop-A and Metop-C global data.
Public release of Metop-C AVHRR and ATOVS Level 1B data
Monday, 01 April 2019
Metop-C AVHRR and ATOVS (MHS and AMSU-A) Level 1B data will be available on EUMETCast from 2 April.
Public release of Metop-C ASCAT Level 1B data
Thursday, 21 March 2019
Metop-C ASCAT Level 1B data will be available on EUMETCast from 2 April.
Public release of Metop-C AVHRR wind products
Thursday, 07 March 2019
Metop-C AVHRR wind products will be available on EUMETCast from 14 March.
Public release of first Metop-C data from the GRAS instrument
Thursday, 21 February 2019
Metop-C GRAS Level 1B data and ROM SAF GRAS Level 2 data will be available from 7 March.
Metop-C’s IASI instrument delivers first spectrum
Thursday, 13 December 2018
A critical element of polar-orbiting meteorological satellite Metop-C’s payload – the Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer (IASI) – delivered its first spectrum today.
US, European teams welcome Metop-C’s first AMSU image
Monday, 19 November 2018
The first science data from the Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit (AMSU-A) on board Metop-C has been received after the instrument was switched on just nine days after the satellite’s launch on 6 November. The AMSU-A data were received during a series of instrument tests taking place before the satellite is operational.
First light for Metop-C: AVHRR
Monday, 12 November 2018
EUMETSAT’s polar-orbiting satellite Metop-C has sent its first image back to Earth, less than a week after its launch on 7 November.
EUMETSAT takes over control of Metop-C and starts flight operations of a three-Metop constellation
Monday, 12 November 2018
After three days of intensive testing by the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC), EUMETSAT has taken over control of its newest polar-orbiting meteorological satellite, Metop-C, and started flight operations of a constellation of three Metop satellites.
EUMETSAT’s third Metop satellite successfully launched
Wednesday, 07 November 2018
At 01:47 CET (21:47 Kourou time), EUMETSAT’s polar-orbiting meteorological satellite Metop-C was successfully launched on a Soyuz ST-B rocket from the European Space Port in Kourou, French Guiana.
Upcoming Metop-B Out-Of-Plane manoeuvre
Monday, 29 October 2018
An Out-Of-Plane manoeuvre for Metop-B will be performed on 31 October
Metop Topside Total Electron Content now available
Thursday, 06 September 2018
Topside Total Electron Content is now available from GNSS observations collected onboard Metop-A and Metop-B.
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