Metop-A News


Mission Press Releases

  • Metop-B delivers first data from polar orbit
    European Space Agency - Friday, October 5, 2012
    Posted on: 10/5/2012 6:23:00 PM PDT

  • ESA hands over control of the Metop-B weather satellite to EUMETSAT
    - Friday, September 21, 2012
    Posted on: 9/21/2012 6:13:35 PM PDT

  • Astrium-built Metop-B successfully placed in orbit
    - Monday, September 17, 2012
    Posted on: 9/17/2012 7:04:37 PM PDT

  • New launch date confirmed for Metop-B
    European Space Agency - Thursday, June 28, 2012
    Posted on: 6/28/2012 4:02:17 PM PDT

  • Metop-B launch postponed
    European Space Agency - Friday, April 27, 2012
    Posted on: 4/27/2012 5:01:14 PM PDT

  • Europe's next weather satellite gears up for launch
    European Space Agency - Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Posted on: 3/28/2012 2:59:48 PM PDT

  • Clear forecast for weather-monitoring mission
    European Space Agency - Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    Posted on: 11/8/2011 6:32:44 PM PDT

  • ESA takes first steps towards MetOp Second Generation
    European Space Agency - Saturday, March 12, 2011
    Posted on: 3/12/2011 2:48:01 PM PDT

  • McMurdo Station in Antarctica receives first data from EUMETSAT's Metop-A satellite
    EUMETSAT - Monday, February 7, 2011
    Posted on: 2/8/2011 2:23:51 AM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • MetOp-A captures Image of Hurricane Sandy
    European Space Agency - October 30, 2012
    Posted on: 10/30/2012 2:38:02 PM PDT

  • Image: Burning Heptane Fuel in Microgravity
    NASA HQ - May 25, 2011
    Posted on: 5/25/2011 12:40:38 PM PDT