European satellite control centre of the future unveiled in Darmstadt
Friday, 30 November 2018
Europe’s most modern satellite control centre has been unveiled at the Darmstadt headquarters of EUMETSAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites.
EUMETSAT TAKES OVER OPERATIONS OF SENTINEL-3B SATELLITE
Wednesday, 28 November 2018
As of today, EUMETSAT has responsibility for the full dual spacecraft operations of Sentinel-3A and 3B and the marine data production. In the coming few weeks, the team will complete those...
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...
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...
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 Meteosat-11 SEVIRI decontamination
Thursday, 01 November 2018
A Meteosat-11 SEVIRI decontamination will be performed from 21 to 28 January 2019.
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
Release of a new version of CODA
Monday, 22 October 2018
A new version of CODA (Copernicus Online Data Access) will be released on 29 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.
Extension of the Meteosat Rapid Scan Service (RSS) processing area
Thursday, 09 August 2018
The RSS processing area will be extended on 29 August 2018
Preparing for launch! Metop-C arrives in Kourou
Wednesday, 04 July 2018
Metop-C, the third and final satellite in a series that has made an unparalleled impact on weather forecast accuracy, has arrived in Kourou, French Guiana, to be prepared for launch.